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Homework

 CHESS LESSONS SCHEDULE

5-time Washington State Champion, Slava Mikhailuk and his coach Gennadiy Chepur, offers group lessons for tournament players. During the classes, students study typical middle game ideas and positions, practice basic endgames, play games with clocks and notation, and work on puzzles.

 Coaches Slava, Gennadiy


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Chess Events & Equipment

Hello chess families,

 

Welcome to ASE chess club. During the year we are going to study and play chess, solve chess puzzles, and go to tournaments. We use points system to keep track of the students’ progress. I assign optional homework. Students who do the homework receive extra points. The home work can be found on my website: http://artschoolellen.com. You can also find more info about our chess as well as other afterschool classes including math, piano, art, etc.

If you are new to chess, there is a great computer game “Learn to play chess with Fritz and Chesster” 1, 2, and 3 which explains all the rules and more in a form of games. The link is: http://www.amazon.com/Learn-Play-Chess-Fritz-Chesster/dp/B00068M52W

The best way to improve and to enjoy chess is to play. There are several options. First, there are many computer programs which allow you to play against the computer, set up different levels, etc. I recommend:

Fritz: http://www.amazon.com/Viva-Media-603-Twelfth-Edition/dp/B003B2MLDI/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1315410675&sr=8-4

For IPad, I like Shredder.

Another option is to play on-line. The best site is ICC or Internet Chess Club http://www.chessclub.com/ . It’s a membership-based service (about $7 a month) which ensures safe environment. Most of my private students play there.

There are also many scholastic chess tournaments. They are usually held on Saturdays. We organize our tournaments about once a month from October to June. I will be sending the tournament announcements, and post them on-line as well as pictures of the participants and winners with trophies and medals.

Feel free to reply to me if you have any questions.

Have a nice school year!

 

Chess coachs,

Slava Mikhayluk & Gennady Chepur




Performance 2017


OUR STARS
 
 

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Kirill Filimonov (left) takes 4 out of 5 and got 3rd place in Sunny Hills Fall Tournament in 1-3 Open Overall Section

Nikita Filippov (right) takes 3.5 out of 5 and got 4th place in Bryant Fall Classic Tournament in 1st Grade Section

  

Congratulations!!! 

 

 

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Olga Andreeva takes 3.5 out of 5 and got 1-2nd  place in Classic Tournament in 4-6 Open Overall Section

   

Congratulations!!! 

 

 

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Kirill Filimonov takes 3.5 out of 5 and got 1st place in 2008 Jhon Muir Chess Tournament 1-st  gr. Section

   

Congratulations!!!

 

 

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Anthony takes 4 out of 5 and got 2nd  place in Classic Tournament in 4-6 Open Overall Section

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Anthony takes 4 out of 5 and got 1-st  place in Shelton View 2008 Classic Tournament in 4-6 Open Overall Section

Kirill takes 5 out of 5 and got 1-st place in Shelton View 2008 Classic Tournament in 1-3 Section 

  

Congratulations!!!

 

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Our chess star Nikita Filippov (7 y.o.)  takes 5 out of 5 and got 1-st place in USDC Classic Tournament in 3-d Grade Section

  

Congratulations!!! 

 

 

 

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Our chess star Kirill Filimonov (7 y.o.)  takes 5 out of 5 and got 1-st place in USDC Classic Tournament in 3-d Grade Section

  

Congratulations!!! 

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Chess stars: Kirill (8 y.o.), Olga(10 y.o.), and Anton(11 y.o.) take 5 out of 4 in USDC Classic Tournament in own Grades Section

  

Congratulations!!! 

 

 

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Nikita and his school team won 1st place in National Chess Competition 2009 and 4th place in National Backhouse Competition

 

Congratulations!!!

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Rising star Marc Huang 3 gr.


 
 Chess star Anuta Baturitskaya 2 gr.



 
Chess star Max Julinyov 3 gr.

 
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This is the result of hard work solving chess puzzles…

 

 

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and playing chess in Ellen Chess Club

 

 

Photo of the day

First trophies

 

 

 

Fareed

 

 

Manikanta

 

 

 

 

2017-18

  Session 1

Week - 9

 

 

 

 
 

Dear parents and students,

This Table was created for your motivation. Now you can see the results of your work in the chess club. Every solved puzzle in class or home gives you one point. If you win a game during the lesson you earn five points.  If you win a tournament game you get ten points. Students get ranks based on the number of earned points. Everyone starts with a pawn rank. You reach rank knight after gaining one hundred points. One more hundred points gives bishop rank, then rook, queen, and the top rank is a king.

TOURNAMENT PHOTO GALLERY

 

NEXT CHESS TOURNAMENT

Hello chess friends,  

Another chess tournament is coming on November 11th As previous tournaments, it will be open for our group and private students. Feel free to invite your friends to play. Everyone will play with clocks. The games will be rated based on the NW scholastic chess rating system. You can find more details and found out whether or not your child has a rating here: http://chess.ratingsnw.com/ratings.html

Where: Art School Ellen   

18005 NE 68 Street Suite A-110, Redmond, WA 98052

Time: 5:00 to 7:00 

Entry fee: $25

Tournament type: round robin or swiss depending on the number of entries.

Ratings: Northwest scholastic ratings are used.

Trophies, medals: Trophy for first place in every group; medals for 2nd and 3rd places. 

Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

Recording: Recording is required for more experienced players. Please, bring your recording books. The books can also be purchased on site.

Time control: 15 minutes a game.  

Registration: Please, reply email to Slava slavam@msn.com  with player’s full name, school name and grade, and players ID and rating if any. Checks or cash will be accepted on site.

Checks or cash will be accepted on site.