Familiarizing with the game of chess. Learning chess game rules and strategies in opening, middle game and endgame. Solving chess problems. Acquiring knowledge necessary to play in tournaments and clubs.
- identify chess openings
- explain chess rules
- apply tournament rules
- analyze chess problems
- arrange chess tournaments
- evaluate the position on a board in a chess game
Forms of Teaching
Lectures are given with the use of powerpoint presentations published on the web pages. The lectures are organized through 2 cycles. The first cycle consists of 7 weeks of lectures and midterm, while other cycle has six weeks of lectures and final exam. The lectures are given in total of 15 weeks, two hours per week.Laboratory Work
Laboratory works consists of playing chess games and tournament.Acquisition of Skills
Practicing openings and chess problems covered at lectures.
|Type||Threshold||Percent of Grade||Threshold||Percent of Grade|
|Laboratory Exercises||0 %||30 %||0 %||0 %|
|Mid Term Exam: Written||0 %||35 %||0 %|
|Final Exam: Written||0 %||35 %|
|Exam: Written||50 %||100 %|
Week by Week Schedule
- Historical survey of chess
- Game rules and figure movement.
- Chess notation
- Common openings
- Open games
- Semi-open games. Closed games.
- Semi-closed games. Side openings.
- Middle game. Endgame
- Computer chess
- Tournament chess
- World champions
- Croatian masters
- Ilustrative games. Problem chess.
- Final exam.