2024 Spring Term :

  • We have chess classes and debate classes for Spring Term 2024
  • Online ZOOM classes from Monday to Sunday;
  • Please download zoom app before the first class for online classes;
  • In person classes for chess will be available on Sunday: 2 East Beaver Creek Road Building #4, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 2N3
  • US Eastern Time


2024 Spring Term Introduction :

2024 Chess Spring term (Online and In person) is from Jan  26th   2024 to May 27th 2024. There are 16 weeks, 1 class per week for Spring Term; 90 minutes per class, including lectures and practices; Students could use online self-assess tools to decide their level or contact customer service to arrange assessment during school time; (Email: ccycservice@gmail.com)



CCYC has the right to change the coach before or during the term; CCYC has the right to combine or cancel some classes if less than 6 students registered before term starts.

Registration :

  • One student will be registrated by one order; if you want to register multiple students, you have to submit separately. It’s required to fill out the information of the student before checking out.
  • You can use the filter function, such as CLASSTYPE, LEVEL, TEACHER and TIME to quickly find the suitable course. Or you can also use SEARCH to put in key words for a quick search.
  • Please turn your Phone/iPad sideways for registration 如果你使用手机,或者PAD操作,为获得最好的效果,请把屏幕横过来操作。

Exchange class:

  • We have 16 classes this term. Every student has two free chances to make up a missing class. Please contact with customer service (ccycservice@gmail.com) at least 24 hours before the missing class. No refund for missing classes. CCYC has the right to cancel classes due to website issues or irresistible forces. Parents can apply to make up those canceled classes online. No refund. Email: ccycservice@gmail.com

CCYC Refund Policy (2024 Spring Term):

If you would like to withdraw from a course, please submit written notice to ccycservice@gmail.com no later than Jan 1st 2024 to be eligible for a refund (less a 10% administration fee). No refund will be made for cancellations received after Jan 1st 2024 for 2024 Spring Term.
Some exceptions to this policy apply:
-CCYC is sometimes forced to cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment or other reasons. If this occurs, a full refund will be processed.
-CCYC understands potential unexpected family problems/changes. If this occurs, please talk to us and we will work out a plan together.
For any questions, please contact us at ccycservice@gmail.com


You can check the status of your orders in “My Account”. You will receive email notice when the status of the order changes to COMPLETE. You can receive the Invoice by email and you can also download the PDF invoice in your email.

2024 Sping Term Fee

  • Full Price: $579 Plus HST;1.5 hours per class, 16 classes per term;

2024 Practice Classes Introduction

For Master-Practice “Fight for squares”
🔥 Unleash Your Chess Mastery: The ‘Fight for Squares’ Course Is Here! 🔥
Are you ready to elevate your chess game to unparalleled heights? Dive deep into the heart of strategic brilliance with our exclusive 17-week “Fight for Squares” Chess Course!
👑 Master the Battlefield: Discover the essence of true chess mastery as you learn to dominate every square on the board.
🛡️ Unlock Tactical Genius: Strategize, maneuver, and outwit opponents with precision as you seize control of critical squares, turning them into decisive battlegrounds.
🌟 What You’ll Learn:
• 🏰 Advanced opening principles focusing on square dominance.
• ⚔️ Tactical and positional maneuvers for square control.
• 🤯 Psychological tactics to outplay opponents in critical moments.
• 📈 Endgame mastery emphasizing square strategy for victory.
Here are some examples of the topics that will be discussed:
Defending and Counter Attacking Squares, Endgame Mastery and Square Control, Maneuvering for Square Dominance, Tactical and Strategic Combinations
For Expert-Practice “Imbalances in position and material”
🌟 Unlock Chess Mastery: Dive Into ‘Imbalances in Position and Material’ Course! 🌟
Ready to transform your chess game from good to exceptional? Explore the secrets of strategic brilliance with our exclusive 17-week course on mastering Imbalances in Position and Material!
👑 Chess Strategy Redefined: Learn to leverage imbalances to your advantage, turning every game into a strategic masterpiece.
🔍 Discover Hidden Opportunities: Uncover the power of imbalances – material, pawn structures, space, initiative – and harness them to dominate the board.
📈 What You’ll Learn:
🛡️ Strategies for exploiting material imbalances for a decisive advantage.
🏰 Mastering pawn structures to create and capitalize on positional imbalances.
⚔️ Techniques to seize initiative and control through imbalances in activity and space.
Absolutely, exploring imbalances in position and material in a 17-week chess course offers a rich understanding of strategic depth. Here’s a comprehensive breakdown for each week:
Potential Topics
Introduction to Imbalances
  • Defining imbalances in chess: material, pawn structure, space, initiative, etc.
  • Identifying imbalances’ impact on game dynamics.
Material Imbalances
  • Studying games with material imbalances (e.g., queen vs. multiple minor pieces).
  • Evaluating positional sacrifices for long-term gains.
Pawn Structure and Imbalances
  • Analyzing how different pawn structures create imbalances.
  • Strategies for exploiting or neutralizing imbalances arising from pawn structures.
Imbalances in Piece Activity
  • Understanding the significance of piece activity imbalances.
  • Practical exercises to improve piece coordination and activity.
Initiative and Time Imbalances
  • Exploring the role of initiative and time imbalances in positional play.
  • Learning to seize and maintain the initiative advantage.
Space Imbalances
  • Tactics to capitalize on spatial imbalances.
  • Strategies for handling cramped positions or expanding one’s own space advantage.
Development Imbalances
  • Studying games where development imbalances led to decisive advantages.
  • Techniques to exploit or neutralize development disparities.
King Safety and Imbalances
  • Evaluating imbalances related to king safety and pawn structures.
  • Defensive and offensive strategies based on king safety imbalances.
Endgame Imbalances
  • Examining imbalances in endgames: material, pawn structure, king activity, etc.
  • Endgame studies focusing on leveraging imbalances for victory.