The West Falmouth Library will host instructor Glenn Davison for an introduction to the game of chess on Wednesday, February 17, at 7 PM. This Zoom class teaches the fundamentals of chess as a strategy game.

In one hour participants will learn the basics of playing chess, including: setting up the chessmen; using the pawns, chess pieces and how they move to win; special moves; 10 tips for playing a better game; and how to win a game of chess in four moves. The one-hour class is $10, payable via Paypal through Upon payment, Zoom registration information will be emailed.

Glenn Davison is a lifelong chess player who plays often and offers many interesting details about the game of chess, including the fact that “Ivan the Terrible” was a keen chess player who died while playing chess. Mr. Davison has been a member of the Massachusetts Chess Association and the US Chess Federation.

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