Cub Scout Chess

From MeritBadgeDotOrg

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
({{reqs}}, standardize)
(External links: add)
Line 68: Line 68:
*[http://www.chesskids.com/ chessKIDS academy]
*[http://www.chesskids.com/ chessKIDS academy]
*[http://www.chessvariants.org/ The Chess Variant Pages]
*[http://www.chessvariants.org/ The Chess Variant Pages]
 +
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess Chess Rules, History, etc.]
 +
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess Chess Lessons, Rules, Play online]
 +
*[http://www.uschess.org/ The United States Chess Federation]

Revision as of 20:30, August 14, 2008

Chess
Belt Loop and Pin
Chess Academics Belt Loop
Image:a-Chess.gif
Chess Academics Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)
The Cub Scout Chess Belt Loop is an option for the Webelos Scholar activity badge.
Template:Cub Scout Academics and Sports introduction

Contents



Cub Scout Chess requirements

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Identify the chess pieces and set up a chess board for play.
  2. Demonstrate the moves of each chess piece to your den leader or adult partner.
  3. Play a game of chess.

Academics Pin Requirements

Earn the Chess belt loop, and complete 5 of the following requirements:

  1. Demonstrate basic opening principles (such as development of pieces, control center, castle, don't bring queen out too early, don't move same piece twice).
  2. Visit a chess tournament and tell your den about it.
  3. Participate in a pack, school, or community chess tournament.
  4. Solve a pre-specified chess problem (e.g., "White to move and mate in three") given to you by your adult partner.
  5. Play five games of chess.
  6. Play 10 chess games via computer or on the Internet.
  7. Read about a famous chess player.
  8. Describe U.S. Chess Federation ratings for chess players.
  9. Learn to write chess notation and record a game with another Scout.
  10. Present a report about the history of chess to your den or family.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2016 Edition (BSA Supply SKU #621535)

The text of these requirements may be locked. In that case, they can only be edited
by an administrator.
Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.


Notes

Template:Cub Scout Academics and Sports notes

  1. Earning the Cub Scout Chess Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout is requirement 8 of the Webelos Scholar Activity Badge.


Requirement resources

Template:Cub Scout Academics and Sports Requirement resources


Related awards

Wolf Cub Scout
  • Achievement 10g could be met by completing Cub Scout Chess Belt Loop requirement 3 or Cub Scout Chess Pin requirement 5
Bear Cub Scout
  • Achievements 15b. and 15c. could be met by completing Cub Scout Chess Belt Loop requirement 3 or Cub Scout Chess Pin requirement 5
Webelos Scout
  • Scholar Activity Badge requirement 8 (earn the Cub Scout Chess Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)


See also

Cub Scout Leader portal
Webelos Den Leader portal


External links

Personal tools
language