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CHESS I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BSY220 CHESS I 4 3 2 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course is to help students gain the skills to play the chess game and to teach chess at basic level.
Contents of the Course Unit: Content of the course includes fundamentals of chess and history of chess, starting position of pieces on the board, movement of chess pieces, playing of chess pieces, chess clock, irregular positions, game finishing, fast finish (guillotine), scoring, King-Castle Checkmate, King-Queen Checkmate, Two Bishops Checkmate, Knight-Bishop Checkmate, Fundamental Principles of Pawn game and Pawn Game Ending, Seven Assessment Principles in Chess, Strategy and Tactics in Chess, Ajourned Games, Fast Chess, Thunderbolt, Opening Movements in Chess and Teaching Methods of Chess.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Tell the rules of the game and the movements of the pieces in chess.
Describe and use game play in chess.
Apply different openings in chess.
Apply and teach the basic steps of teaching chess game.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Fundamentals of chess and history of chess Narration and demonstration method
2 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises Starting position of pieces on the board, movement of chess pieces, playing of chess pieces Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
3 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises Starting position of pieces on the board, movement of chess pieces, playing of chess pieces Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
4 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises Chess clock, irregular positions, game finishing, Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
5 Reading book chapters related with subject Fast finish (Guillotine), Score Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
6 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises King-Castle Checkmate, King-Queen Checkmate Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
7 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises Two Bishops Checkmate, Knight-Bishop Checkmate, Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises Mid-term Examination Preparation Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
10 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises Fundamental Principles of Pawn game and Pawn Game Ending Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
11 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises Seven Assessment Principles in Chess Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
12 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises Strategy and Tactics in Chess, Opening Movements in Chess Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
13 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises Ajourned Games, Fast Chess, Thunderbolt Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
14 Video viewing and Repetition Exercises Teaching methods of Chess and Steps Narration, demonstration method, Pair and applied group work
15 Match viewing and interpretation Preparation for final examination Narration Method, Practice Method, Demonstration Method and Pair Practice Method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Kulaç, O. (2001) Başlangıç Düzeyi Satranç Kaynak Kitabı Türkiye İş Bankası Yayınları İstanbul
Kulaç, O. 2009; Orta Düzey Satranç Kaynak Kitabı, Türkiye İş Bankası Yayınları, İstanbul
Kasparov, G. (2006). Benim Ustalarım, İş Bankası Yayınları, İstanbul
Chang R. (2007). Practical Chess Exercises: 600 Lessons from Tactics to Strategy, Wheatmark. US

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the concepts related to Physical Education and Sports Sciences.
4

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to discuss training organization and its functioning with the knowledge gained in the subjects such as performance measurement, training plan preparation, talent selection and technical-tactical training.
3
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the needs for sports activities of groups with different characteristics, such as age, gender, and persons with special needs.
1
2
Student will be able to analyze data and results for current applications in the field of Training science by using scientific research methods and techniques.
1

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to execute the measurement activities in order to determine the motor development, sports performance and fitness characteristics, to use the equipment, technology and software needed for these activities and to analyze the results of the evaluation.
1
2
Student will be able to solve the problems related to sport sciences and coaching profession applications with a critical and inquisitive point of view, based on knowledge of the literature he/she has.
3
3
Student will be able to choose the appropriate training method according to the characteristics of the group and the environment and to formulate the training program by taking these differences into consideration.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to administer projects, activities, social and sports activities in collaborative group studies and to solve possible problems that might be encountered within the process.
5

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to recognize the importance of professional development by following scientific, technological and current developments related with coaching.
4
2
Student will be able to behave in accordance with the need to be open to change and life-long learning.
5
3
Student will be able to develop the teaching skills required by the profession according to different teaching methods.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to express his/her knowledge and thoughts about the field in a fluent and understandable manner both written and verbally.
5
2
Student will be able to use his/her knowledge and competence in coaching practices more effectively with his/her social life and communication skills in sports activities, organizations and studies carried out at national and international levels.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to describe accepted ethical values and legal regulations in the field of sport sciences and in social life, and to apply the relevant articles in the legislation in case of need.
1
2
By utilizing the existing historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, student will be able to recognize problems related to skills selection, performance development, physical activity for sports and special groups for all, and to solve these problems based on ethical values.
3
3
By using personality traits with the social skills required by the coaching profession; student will be able to arrange specific project, organization and works with sustainable societal and social content specific with the field.
3
4
Student will be able to administer technical and tactical skills in the relevant performance sports and selected sports branches that he / she determines as his / her area of expertise, and to formulate specific training programs for the branch.
3

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 4 56
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 8 2 16
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 2 12
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0