St. Louis Modern Chinese School 圣路易现代中文学校
圣路易中华教育文化中心
Chinese Education and Culture Center in St Louis

Chess Game (Beginer) 国际象棋 – 初级班
(CS01A_20F)

Beginner Class: 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 500 points. This class will teach students chess rules as well as basic tactics to win chess games. We suggest students start from fall semester and continue in spring semester. chesskid.com gold membership is high recommended. We will organize the class to but it with group rate if students do not have one. This class is offered to students who have had some basic chess background as well as student with a USCF (United States Chess Federation) score over 500 points. This class will teach students chess tactics, positional understandings and strategies. We suggest students start from fall semester and continue in spring semester. Instructors of chess classes: Iris Zhou and 周雪峰 About the Instructors: Iris Zhou is a 11th grader in Ladue High School. She started playing Chess since she was 6 and half years old and has progressed rapidly ever since. She is now a USCF (United States Chess Federation) Candidate Mater and holds FIDE ( 国际棋联) WCM title. She is one of the top junior players in her age group in US. Since she was 7 years old, Iris has qualified the US U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18 national girl teams to play in the World Youth Chess Championship. She won Missouri K-3, K-5, K-8 and High School State Championships, and has been invited to play Barber National Tournament of Middle School State Champions, Haring National Tournament of Girl State Champions and Denker National Tournament of High School State Champions. She tied for the third place Haring National Tournament of Girl State Champions in 2019, and won Bronze Medal of U16 Girls in North America Youth Chess Championships in 2019. 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. Celina Zhou, a B-class junior chess player, will be an assistant.

Teacher 教师 :  周雪峰 Xuefeng Zhou
Room 教室 :  Online
Date 日期 (Time 时间):  Sun (3:30 pm - 4:20 pm)
Max 人数上限 :  20
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