Courses

Courses

We are providing training at 5 levels:

LEVEL 1

This is for those students who are new to the game.

Course duration : Two months ( or more,as per requirements of the student)

8 classes per month 

Course syllabus

Creative Chess Academy Level 1 course for absolute beginners includes

 •     Introduction to the chess board

•     Chess Notation

•     Introduction to lichess.org 

•     Introduction to Chessbase Reader

•     Chess pieces

•     Setting up the starting position 

•     Movement of chess pieces 

•     Value of chess pieces

•     Captures

•     Pawn promotion

•     En passant

•     Castling

•     Check and Checkmate, 

•     Stale mate

•     Chess result (1-0, 0-1, ½-½)

•     Introduction to kidchess.com

•     Checkmate in one move

•     Checkmate with Queen and Rook

•     Checkmate with two Rooks

•     Checkmate with Queen

•     Checkmate with Rook

•     3 databases  of  instructive puzzles ( 500 puzzles each)will also be provided for homework.

•     Introduction to chesskid.com

Orientation session for parents will be provided

 Level 1 certificate will be issued after examination

Fee structure :

Group class – INR 2500 + 450(GST) per month 

Individual class – INR 5000+900 (GST ) per month 

LEVEL 2

 Training at this level will be given  to those students who know the basics.

Course duration : 4 months ( or more  as per requirements of the student)

                                  8 classes per month

Course syllabus 

Creative Chess Academy:  Level 2  Course includes

 •     Checkmate in one move practice

•     Introduction to lichess.com

•     Introduction to kidchess.com

•     Introduction to chesskid.com

•     Revision of basic mates

•     Stalemate

•     Basic chess endings

•     Chess opening introduction

•     Basic chess tactics (Pin, fork, double check, discovered check)

•     Piece development

•     Centre Control

•     Practice of chess notation, 

•     Match practice, 

•     Chess puzzle-solving practice, 

•     Calculation practice,

•     Visualization practice etc.

•     -A database of 1000 instructive puzzles will be provided for homework.

 Orientation session for parents will be provided

Level 2 certificate will be issued after examination.

Fee structure 

Group class – INR 2500 + 450(GST) per month 

Individual class – INR 5000+900 (GST ) per month 

LEVEL 3

  Those who have participated in many serious tournaments are admitted to this batch.

Coach : E.P Nirmal

Course duration : 6 months

Class timings

Wednesday : 6.30 to 7.30 pm IST

Sunday : 2 pm to 3 pm IST

Course syllabus

Book study

Fundamental checkmates

      “This book lays out, in systematic and thorough fashion, a wide range of mating patterns and techniques, in particular showing how each piece-pair can combine to deliver mate. A working knowledge of these ideas enables players to move on to mating combinations, where pieces lay down their lives so that the remaining forces can deliver mate

My Great Predecessors ( part 1 )

 My Great Predecessors is a series of chess books written by former World Champion Garry Kasparov et al. The five volumes in the My Great Predecessors series are about the players who preceded Kasparov in being official World Champions.Part I starts with a chapter about some of the unofficial world champions (before 1886), though much of the commentary focuses on Adolf Anderssen and Paul Morphy. It then covers the first four official world champions: Wilhelm Steinitz, Emanuel Lasker, José Raúl Capablanca, and Alexander Alekhine

Fee structure

 Group class  :  INR 3000 + 540 (GST) per month 

Individual class :  INR 1500 per hour

                            INR 5000 for 4 classes per month 

                            INR 10000  for 8 classes per month

LEVEL 4

 FIDE RATED players or advanced-tournament players are admitted to this batch.

Coach – GM Srinath Narayanan , E.P Nirmal

Course duration : 3 months

 Class timing 

Saturday : 5 pm to 6 pm IST 

Sunday  : 5 pm to 6 pm IST

Course structure 

 SUNDAY  –   Chess Strategy  by GM Srinath Narayanan

SATURDAY –  Tactics by  E P NIRMAL

 Fee structure 

Group class

INR 5000 + 900 ( GST ) per month

LEVEL 5

 FIDE Rated players of elo above 1500

Coach : GM Srinath Narayanan , IM Viani D‘Cunha

As per the requirement of the student

DAILY TRAINING TOURNAMENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS WOULD BE PROVIDED FOR ALL LEVELS . click here  to see all the features available

FACILITIES

FREE DEMO CLASS                                                                                                                                 

We provide free demo class for all new students before enrollment . It would be fixed with the coach who would be providing training for the student . A demo class typically lasts for 20-30 minutes . The demo class helps us understand the student and ascertain the level he is in , it helps the parent to understand our values and method of teaching before enrolling. 

      DAILY TOURNAMENTS                           

We conduct online  tournaments everyday (except on mondays )  and special training tournaments on weekends . Tournaments are conducted in LICHESS platform in two categories                              

1. unrated ( for beginners ) and 

2. Rated ( for  intermediate and advanced players ) .         

  Students get to play with other students of our academy and with rated players from outside . Tournaments are conducted in the time format 10+5    .      

Tournaments timings :

CCA UNRATED tournaments: 4.30 to 6 pm IST  , 

CCA RATED tournaments  : 6.30 to 8 pm IST

  STUDY MATERIALS

We provide puzzles and other  quality study materials  to students in all levels . We introduce and guide our students through quality online study materials available in various platforms .We also guide students in accessing  study materials appropriate for them .

LIBRARY

We offer a wide collection of chess books for our students through our library . Our library contains a wide variety of quality chess books carefully chosen by our mentors .It contains books for  all levels of players   and is accessible for all our students

ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATES

At the end of the course , we conduct assessments and provide course certificate to our students

PARENTS ORIENTATION SESSIONS AND FEED BACK SESSIONS

This is a unique feature of our academy  .We provide parents orientation sessions to clear their  doubts and acquaint with  the game and provide information  about chess tournaments , the benefits of the game ,meditation and  tips for effective parenting  .  we also provide feedback sessions for parents  after the course   .Parents would receive feedbacks , suggestions and can clear their doubts with the mentor.