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The webpage is offered to provide an updated list of upcoming chess camp information for current US Chess Affiliates. If you have chess camp information you want posted here please email it to Joan DuBois [email protected] and include your US Chess Affiliate #.


26th Annual Denver Rocky Mountain Chess Camps: June 1-5, 2020 

(Denver) – full and half day options - and July 6-8, 2020 (Denver).


All abilities and ages. 8:1 Staff-Student ratio. Three 2-day chess camps are also offered throughout the summer in Englewood for specific ability levels. Participants will be taught scorekeeping, etiquette, tournament preparation, logical thinking and strategic planning for all the phases of the game. Learn from nationally-recognized Denver Chess Master and author of Teaching Chess in the 21st Century, Chess Workbook for Children, Chess Strategy Workbook, Chess Tactics and Combinations Workbook, Attacking the Chess King Workbook, and Chess Concepts and Coloring Book for Kids, Todd Bardwick. Call 303.770.6696 or visit www.ColoradoMasterChess.com for details.


Chess4Life Summer Camps 2020-Online!

Weekly, beginning June 1st, and ending August 28th.


Chess4life has successfully designed, and now runs, several online chess programs, one of which is Chess Camps!

We will be hosting Online Chess Camps throughout the summer. This gives an opportunity to participate in a FUN and ENGAGING program, for any student who wishes to learn the game or improve their knowledge, and gives parents the chance to have some FOCUS time!

Your child will enjoy participating in camp with our highly experienced LIVE coaching. Each day, students will receive lessons and play in a tournament round, followed by game analysis.

Chess4Life coaches are trained in a proven curriculum, created by National Master Elliott Neff. Our programs have touched the lives of thousands of students in the last 15 years, even being included in the Head Start Early Learning Initiative, through a grant from Boeing.  Although Chess4Life is a Puget Sound based company, our curriculum is used in school districts across the country.

Students of all skill levels, and ages 6-16, are encouraged to join. Each camp provides an education program tailored to your child's needs through an assessment completed at the beginning of camp. Our instructors challenge students with new material that reinforces a solid foundation and encourages positive life skills.

Whether you want your student to learn chess for the first time, or you're looking to keep your high-level student engaged, Chess4life Online Camps have something for you! 

For registration, or additional information, please visit Chess4Life.com, or feel free to email us at [email protected]


19th ANNUAL MID-SOUTH SUMMER CHESS CAMP, MEMPHIS, JUNE 7-13, 2020 – THE PREMIER CHESS CAMP OF THE SOUTH- ALL AGES AND ALL LEVELS: Accepting residential and commuter students, this camp is centrally located in Memphis, TN on the beautiful campus of Memphis University School, 6191 Park Avenue. Camp instructors include GM Alexander Stripunsky, GM Joel Benjamin, IM Jake Kleiman, IM-elect Alex Velikanov, WCM Claudia Munoz, International Chess Academy Coach Nick Katz, Early Childhood Instructor Dr. Andre Duvall, and more to be announced. These instructors represent years of extensive, successful chess coaching and are considered among the best in the country. We divide our campers into small groups according to age and level of play, each with a counselor.  This is an exciting and intensive, yet fun, chess camp with multiple hours of age and level appropriate instruction, combined with special activities including sports, interactive chess play, and optional evening activities. Our Instructors rotate throughout the day --- what a difference this makes ! Camp includes Sunday afternoon opening orientation/reception for parents and campers, a unique camp designed t-shirt, camp medal, autographed certificate, group photo, daily souvenir, evening Grandmaster simul, and concludes with an awards/closing ceremony followed on Saturday, June 13th with free entry to a camp tournament. Experience the TOP QUALITY of Mid-South Chess and its 19th Annual Summer Chess Camp. DON'T MISS OUT!!! For more information and to register, visit our website www.chesscamp.us or call us at 901- 494.2526.


20th Annual Castle Chess Camp, June 21-26, 2020,

at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Castle Chess Camp is a nationally renowned program of chess instruction featuring some of the strongest scholastic players and top ranked instructors in the nation. Our regular staff of instructors includes GM's Julio Becerra, John Fedorowicz, Alex Lenderman, Daniel Naroditsky, and Magesh Panchanathan, many of whom are expected to be back with us for 2020. The camp is followed by the Castle Chess Grand Prix tournament (G/120, d/10), June 26-28, offering $13,500 in guaranteed prizes!

Castle Chess Camp is instructive, rewarding, and it's a lot of fun, but it's not for everyone. We are a full immersion experience, with chess literally from early morning until after sunset. It requires not only chess skills, but a certain amount of stamina. For that reason no campers under age 10 will be accepted. There is also a minimum USCF rating required. Camp always fills up early, so be sure to register early. For more information please visit our website, www.castlechess.org or email [email protected]


Senior Master and FIDE Trainer Lou Mercuri’s All Star Chess Training School 

Location: Brigham Community Center, 20 Hartford Street, Newton Highlands, MA 02461    [
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For serious chess players between the ages of 8 and 16 who want to make considerable progress in improving the focus of their game


Session I: June 29-July 3, 2020

9:00 AM – 3:45 PM


Session II: August 10-14, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:45 PM


Reduced tuition for attending multiple sessions or two or more registrations from the same household.

Please feel free to contact SM Lou Mercuri at (781) 373-1375 or [email protected] for registration flyer and enrollment information.