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The Basics of Chess

Norris Mini Courses
Chicago Room
Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020 at 6:00 PM (CT) to Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 at 8:00 PM (CT)

The Basics of Chess


Instructor: Gopal Menon



Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Dates: January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25


Want to learn how to play the game? This class will encompass rules, strategy, tactics and other forms of chess. The instructor has over 13 years of teaching and has coached students to capture 2 state championships. The class agenda will be supplemented and reinforced through analysis of famous games and exercises for both group and independent work. Overall this course will provide a fascinating introduction to the chess universe.



Subsidy (Grant) Assistance for Enrolling in Mini Courses


Current Northwestern students may apply for a subsidy online at www.minicourses.org. Please submit applications by January 10. Grant Assistance range from $10-30 off a 4-8 week course.



Information is subject to change. Look for more complete descriptions at www.minicourses.org. No one 15 years of age or under may participate. All enrollment adjustments are handled by the Mini Course Program.


All Mini Courses are 4 to 8 weeks long, unless otherwise listed. You must attend the first class, or you may be dropped from the course without refund. You will receive an email with the location information before the first class. Due to unforeseen circumstances, classes may be cancelled, but may be rescheduled to an additional week. Refunds are not given for any missed or rescheduled classes and classes canceled due to low enrollment. Students may not switch between A and B sections. You must attend the section you are enrolled in.


WITHDRAWAL POLICY

Refunds for most Mini Courses may be given, minus a $20.00 withdrawal fee, if requested prior to the first class session. No refunds will be provided if a withdrawal is requested after the first class session. 

The withdrawal fee may be purchased on this website by selecting Mini Course Cancellation Fee. No other cancellation fee purchased on this website will be accepted to withdraw from a Mini Course. The Mini Courses Program does not issue full or partial refunds for lack of attendance or indifference to the course curriculum. You may contact the Mini Course office at minicourses@u.northwestern.edu.



Check minicourses.org for the most up-to-date course listings and information. Email Mini Courses with any specific questions and concerns. minicourses@u.northwestern.edu

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First Year
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Sophomore
$77.00
Junior
$77.00
Senior
$77.00
Graduate Student
$77.00
NU Employee
$77.00
NU Affiliate
$77.00
Non-Degree Student
$77.00
Kellogg Student
$77.00
Medical Student
$77.00
Law Student
$77.00
Garrett
$77.00
Seabury
$77.00
New NU
$77.00

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Ticket sales begin on 1/1/2020 at 12:00 AM (CT)

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Event Location
Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive Evanston, IL 60208

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