Chess Coach for eChess Cup

Open for Multi-Faith Family members

  • Canada
  • Youth & Sports Board (AKYSB) Canada
  • Listing expires on Friday, 30 April 2021 at 20:00 (UTC)
About the Program
The first ever Ismaili e-Chess Cup, part of the eSports segment of Global Encounters and under the umbrella of the Jubilee Games, will be held this spring. This is an opportunity to provide a platform not only for our youth, but the entire global Jamat to connect digitally, build relationships through competition, collaboration, and engagement, showcase elite athletes in our Jamat, learn to navigate the digital world and celebrate the rising excellence of eSports.
 
Through Tornello; online chess platform, players will connect virtually to play chess from any geographic location using the internet. Individuals age 5+ will participate via multiple platforms. To ensure maximum participation, eSport coaches from around the world will help participants develop their skills. Participation of nonparticipants will also be maximized through social media activities, spirit videos, e-sports education, active living and wellness sessions, talent showcases and several other spectator engagement initiatives.
 
About the Role
The Chess Coach will be available for various nationally and internationally  organized eChess workshops. The Coach will clearly articulate and teach chess to the participants through Tornello, the online chess platform.

About You
Seeking a coach that:
  • Is an avid Chess player
  • Has an understanding of strategies, formats, and game play
  • Is familiar with various eChess platforms
  • Has enthusiasm not only for eChess but also to teach others 
  • Is patient and a good instructor

  •  Coaching certification or experience is an asset
Time Commitment
  • 2 hours/week
  • Starting immediately to 6 June 2021

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His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for Canada
The Ismaili Centre
49 Wynford Drive
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1K1
Canada
Tel: +1 (416) 646-6965
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