North Fayette Township Chess For Kids team wins first place trophy
at the Pennsylvania State Game/29 Scholastic Tournament!
Henry Doktorski is not only a first-class musician, he is also a first-class Chess For Kids instructor, tournament director, and trophy-winning chess player. He began playing the game at the age of six, he was president of his high school chess club, and today he is a member of the Pittsburgh Chess Club and the United States Chess Federation. He began teaching Chess For Kids classes in January 2007 and currently teaches classes in North Fayette Township and Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, along with private chess instruction.
Doktorski's Chess For Kids classes are educational and entertaining, and consist of classroom lessons and actual games between students. Skills taught range from basic checkmates to more advanced tactics and strategies such as pins, forks, skewer attacks, opening traps, opening theory, pawn structure, etc. Students examine memorable and instructive games of famous grandmasters. During tournament games students are paired against opponents of similar strength. Mental discipline and good sportsmanship are encouraged. All chess supplies are provided.
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Chess For Kids Team Wins State Championship
Doktorski instructs students at the North Fayette Township Community Center
Doktorski's Chess For Kids class at Bethel Park Community Center
Doktorski's students learn to record their games and use chess clocks at the Pittsburgh Chess Club
Competing against other teams at the University of Pittsburgh
The master chess coach ponders his next move
Even the best players sometimes blunder!
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