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Intermediate Chess for Teens (In Person)

October 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Teen Section

This chess program is for players who want to learn more than just the rules of the game.  Students will learn about:

  • calculating tactics
  • making a plan
  • positional ideas
  • basic endgames
  • opening theory
  • game analysis

Students will also get the opportunity to practice these strategies with players at their level!

About the instructor:

Matthew Shirvell is the club manager at the Chess Club of Fairfield County in Norwalk, CT. He has been playing chess for over 20 years! He has played in United States Chess Federation tournaments all over the Northeast. He has been working full time as a chess instructor for the past 4 years, and has coached both beginners and state champions!

For grades 5-12. Please register here.


October 14, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Category:


Teen Section
151 Main Street
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840


Teen Librarian