A Nurturing Avenue To Learn Chinese
圣路易现代中文学校
St. Louis Modern Chinese School

Chess Game (Beginer) 国际象棋 – 初级班
(CS01A_17F)

This class is for Chess beginner who need fundamental knowledge in Chess as well as student with a USCF (United States Chess Federation) score under 400-500 points. This class will teach students Chess rules as well as basic strategies to win the game. Instructor: 周雪峰 About the Instructor 周雪峰, He holds a PhD degree in Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis and is currently working as a research scientist in Monsanto. He played Chinese chess (中国象棋), Bridge (桥牌), and Chess (国际象棋)in his youth years. With his background in Chess, he has helped his daughter Iris Zhou in Chess training through the years. The class will be assisted by Iris Zhou. Iris Zhou is a 7th grader in Ladue Middle School. She started playing Chess since she was 61/2 years old and has progressed rapidly ever since. She is now a USCF (United States Chess Federation) Class A player and one of the top junior players in her age group in the nation. Iris has qualified the US national team to play in the World Youth Chess Championship since she was 8 years old. Currently she is the only K-12 player in Missouri who has ever played in WYCC. She has already qualified the 2017 national team and will compete in WYCC in Uruguay.

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