Chess for Beginners & Intermediate Players @ Coolidge

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Allowed Grades: 3rd Grade and up

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Our popular outside chess classes are back for the summer! Beginning Tuesday, June 11th from 1pm-2pm, Coach Christopher Giannaras will resume chess instruction at the Coolidge Branch in Bethlehem Township. This class is for beginners and intermediate chess players from 3rd grade through teens and adults!  

There will be eight classes, followed by a tournament party the ninth week. Weekly registration is required for all eight classes. If you have registered and can't attend, please cancel your registration so those on the waitlist may join us. Registration begins May 13th. In the case of inclement weather, we will reschedule the session and contact you directly with the updated information. 

2024 classes will be held 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6.  

Christopher Giannaras has been playing chess tournaments since elementary school and has achieved the rank of Expert with a USCF rating of over 2000. A rising sophomore at Lehigh University, Chris maintains his passion for teaching chess to others.



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.