CCA Chess Club

In 1750 Benjamin Franklin wrote an essay titled "The Morals of Chess".  This essay underlines the goals of the Cesar Chavez Academy (CCA) -Chess Club as follows.

 

Chess is more than a game but a learning tool to:
plan ahead
pay close attention
be cautious
gain advanced understanding from winning or losing
be respectful of your opponent

Chess has strict rules in regards to:

Board
   Placement (light color square to right)
  
Square Identifiers (from Whites side of board)
  
Files are vertical squares identified a through h
  
Ranks are horizontal squares identified 1 through 8
Piece

   
Name
   
Initial Board Placement
   
Move
   
Value
      
Queen 9 points
      
Rook 5 points
      
Bishop 3 points
      
Knight 3 points
      
Pawn 1 point
      
King is not assigned a value though its the most important piece
Play

    
A piece when touched, is selected to move
    
Time limit to move a piece is to be mutually agreed upon
    
No intentional distractions are allowed