We have been working very hard on improving our online play platform and we are happy to announce it is almost here! Our new online play will feature:
Student ability to setup their own password
Teacher access to classroom reporting
Wins vs. losses reporting
Ability to select playing the computer or a student
Varying levels of difficulty
We hope to have the system ready in time for the St. Patrick's Day Tournament. Our Valentines Tournament will still be held on the existing online play platform. Keep your eyes on your email as the release approaches, we will be sending you more information on accessing the new system. If you are interested in Beta Testing the new system, please contact ">.
First Move's Annual Essay Contest is back! This year we are introducing three topics for you to choose from! Select one of the following:
1. Why learning chess through the First Move program makes me smart…
2. How the First Move chess program improves sportsmanship in my class…
or in honor of President’s Day…
3. Write a letter to Mr. Obama to tell him how First Move has made a difference for you in school.
Entries must be postmarked
on or before February 28, 2011.
Send entries to:
First Move Essay Contest
11120 NE 33rd Place
Bellevue, WA 98004