Online Chess Merit Badge Group A
Earn your chess merit badge online!
The Saint Louis Chess Club’s BSA Chess Merit Badge Workshop is a course designed to help you earn your chess merit badge in just twelve one-hour sessions.
During this course, your will learn the history of chess, the benefits of playing chess, the rules of chess, principles of the opening, chess theory, tactics, algebraic notation, and how to analyze a chess game. The course will included tutorials on the Lichess online chess platform as well as assignments to be turned in via email. Everything you need to know will be covered during class, but the course is designed to be self-paced. If you finish everything early, that’s great. If you need some time after our regularly scheduled classes to finish the assignments, that’s okay too.
- January 23rd - February 18th
- Saturdays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
- 6pm - 7pm Central Time
- 12 sessions
- Read, sign and submit the Digital Release Form when completing your registration.
- Visit LiChess.org to create your FREE online profile, share this with your merit badge counselor to enhance the online learning experience.
- Print the Chess Merit Badge Workbook to keep track of your progress at home.
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