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Online Group Chess Classes & Online Chess Training

Sign up for chess training with our online group chess classes and learn to play chess from experienced chess teachers like Grandmaster Mackenzie Molner.  Grandmaster Mac Chess Academy’s new online group classes are the most affordable and cost effective way to improve your game,  learn to play chess online and are a great alternative to private online chess coaching. These group chess classes are perfect as online chess training for kids and adults all levels. These online group chess classes will be kept to a maximum of 10 students to ensure that it is the best learning environment for you to learn chess online. Topics from openings to endgames are available and will give you the best online chess training and opportunity to  improve your play. Our online chess classes are about a wide range of chess topics and are great as online chess training for beginners, kids, adults and advanced players.

Online Group classes are a great and affordable alternative to private chess classes

Group chess classes for kids are currently offered from 6-7 pm EST on Mondays for players from unrated – 500 rated and also on Saturdays from 9-10 EST for players ranging from 800-1300. The cost is $25 dollars per class and all classes are give by chess teachers and chess instructors who all have completed their Grandmasters norm. If you are interested in joining please reach out through the application form.

Don’t see a group chess class that fits your needs? Reach out anyway! We have an interest list of students who want a class to start and learn chess online. Our chess teachers and chess instructors may be able to offer one with players around your ability level. We are also happy to accommodate pre-existing groups or plan classes around themes. Below are examples of classes that have been offered in the past.

Online Chess Training For All Ages

Mastering the Fundamentals

COURSE CONTENT

1- Opening Principles and Fundamentals – What to do and what not to do
2. Material – Safety – Freedom
3. Critical Tactical and Checkmate Patterns
4. How to win when ahead in material
Online Chess Group Classes For Kids

The Next Steps

COURSE CONTENT

1. Creating your thinking process
2. Active Moves and Calculation Workshop
3. Practice with Positional Concepts. Understand how to think about a position.
4. Strategic Thinking – Long term planning meets short term needs
Online Chess Training

Endgames 101

COURSE CONTENT

1 – Piece activity and weaknesses
2 – King activity
3 – Creating a second weakness and how to exploit it
4 – Rook Endgames
Online Group Chess Classes Najdorf

Mastering the Najdorf

COURSE CONTENT

1 – Introduction to the main ideas and thematic concepts
2 – Coverage of the sharpest lines: 6. Bg5 6. Bc4 6. Be3/f3
3 – Coverage of white’s more positional choices
4 – Review of sidelines and surprises white may throw at you
Group Classes For Kids

Online Group classes for kids

Online group chess classes are perfect for kids besides improving their chess skills it is known to have helped children practice and improve cognitive skills such as critical thinking, fluid intelligence, concentration capacity and  many more skills. Grandmaster Mackenzie Molner has a throughout experience teaching group chess classes of kids and his students have achieved great results. If you are a school and are looking for an after school chess program or any other chess program click here to learn more.

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Grandmaster Mac also offers private online chess coaching and chess classes. These allow you to receive a more custom experienced designed for you to become better at chess and reach the next level. Often these best way to improve at chess and learn to play chess online as our chess teachers and chess instructors have all the time they need to focus their attention just on just you. Private online chess coaching and online chess classes will improve your chess abilities and have significant positive impact on your ELO.

Jay Pathak
2020-11-06
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GM Mac is the best at coaching and ensuring that kids enjoy learning and playing the game of Chess. He tries to keep things simple for kids to understand. He provides right level of focus on every student and challenge his students to go an extra mile. I do recommend him based on his coaching in last six months of so to my loved one.
Ryan Thompson
2020-11-05
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I have had Mac for 5 years, and in that time, I have seen great growth in my chess. I started around 1600 with him, and I managed to get up to 2000. My openings have diversified and solidified while being open to play some fun sidelines. But I think the most important part was he was a positive and fun coach and always found a way to make chess great. I love to go to chess lessons to learn more chess and solve puzzles. Overall, I would recommend my coach and my friend, Mac.
Andrea Damon
2020-11-05
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My son has been taking chess lessons from Mac for 1.5 years as either private lessons or part of his group virtual summer camp program. Lessons with Mac are something my son looks forward to all day! He often starts the lesson with a new tactic or skill he wants my son to work on, then they often review one of my sons recent games and discuss different moves and ways he could have played, and then ends the lesson by playing a game. The group lessons were a fun experience where in addition to the new tactics that were taught, my son also had the opportunity to play against other kids roughly his age/ability in quick games in a tournament style. He was always so excited for every win and seeing where he ranked at the end of the class. I am very glad to have found Mac as a coach, he is patient, has taught my son a lot about chess, and most importantly helped my sons love for chess grow!

Organization we work with

AMERICAN CHESS MAGAZINE

American Chess Magazine

CHESS.COM

Chess.com

CHESS LIFE

chess life

US Chess Federation

FIDE

FIDE

Schaakacademie Apeldoorn

Schaakacademie Apeldoorn

BILL WALL CHESS

Bill Wall Chess

Chess Publishing

Expert Chess Strategies

Chess Publishing

Chess Publishing

The latest opening theory with monthly updates by GMs
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