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Beginning Chess for Kids with Jaron Bernard

Date: Fri, 01/19/2018
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Location: Main Library - Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Categories: Kid & Family Events

Online registration is available for valid Montclair Public Library card holders. All others should call the Youth Services Department to be added to the waiting list.

Enjoy an introduction to chess for kids with Jaron Bernard. Chess requires concentration and planning, and can improve academic skills. In this six-week program, students will be taught moves, strategies, notation, etiquette and sportsmanship. Ample time will be allowed for free play at the end of each class. Jaron Bernard is president of the Montclair High School Chess Club and a veteran of over 100 regional, national, and international tournaments. Rated in the top 5% of tournament players in the US, he has had many successes including winning one of two Best Game prizes at the 2017 New Jersey Open. Jaron has taught in groups and one-on-one settings with Chess for Life, Mathnasium, and assisting Sean Finn at Montclair Learning Center. He currently studies with International Grandmaster and NJ State Champion Mackenzie Molner.

Registation required for each session (registration for January dates begins Tuesday, December 26; registration for February dates begins Monday, January 29)

3rd floor

Ages 8-11

Fridays, January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2 & 9, 3pm-4:15pm


Registration is not currently available. Please check back later at a later date.

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