Chess Camps
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The webpage is offered to provide an updated list of upcoming chess camp information. If you have chess camp information you want posted here please email it to Joan DuBois [email protected]

 


Fun and Training™ Chess Camp: at Multiple Locations in New York City - full, half, and extended day options

 

Camp Dates: 

April 2-6;

June 11-15; 18-22; 25-29;

July 2-6; 9-13; 16-20; 23-27; 30-Aug. 3;

Aug. 6-10; 13-17; 20-24; 27-31.


Chess NYC’s policy of “Chess Should be Fun” truly prevails for these cool days of Fun & Training™ Camp! From Chess Leaders to Grand Masters, these Camps are sure to captivate, motivate and generate chess players. Each child will receive as much Chess time as they like while enjoying mind clearing fun, cooling and break opportunities. Three hours of Chess activities are threaded through each full 8 hour day and outdoor fun, water play, sports and other activities help balance out a child’s day. From absolute beginners to advanced players, Chess NYC’s philosophy is to engage each child on their individual level and appetite to play.

 

Five Locations!

Village Chess @ Zinc

PS 183 - UES

PS 34 - Greenpoint

FasTracKids - Williamsburg

PS 49Q - Middle Village


Ages 4-14

Schedule - 8:45am to 5:15pm

 

Our dates vary for the camp locations so visit our website for dates and prices.

Call (866) 321-2437 or visit www.ChessNYC.com for more information and registration.

 


24th Annual Denver Rocky Mountain Chess Camps: June 4-8, 2018  (Denver) – full and half day options - and July 9-11, 2018  (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, and Chess Strategy Workbook, Todd Bardwick. Call 303.770.6696 or visit www.ColoradoMasterChess.com for details. 



17th ANNUAL MID-SOUTH SUMMER CHESS CAMP, MEMPHIS, JUNE 10-16, 2018 – THE PREMIER CHESS CAMP - 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 Alex Velakanov, IM-Elect Parker Zhao, NM Nolan Hendrickson, Expert Jennie Liu, Early Childhood Instructor Dr. Andre Duvall. 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, trophy, autographed certificate, group photo, daily souvenir, evening Grandmaster simul, and concludes with an awards/closing ceremony followed on Saturday, June 16th with free entry to a camp tournament. Experience the TOP QUALITY of Mid-South Chess and its 17th Annual Summer Chess Camp. DON'T MISS OUT!!! For more information and to register, visit our website www.chesscamp.us or call us at 901.276.4663.  


SUMMER 2018 – KUMBAYA CHESS-ED CAMPS

Our chess summer camps help children expand their chess knowledge for greater success with their game. Professional teachers will provide a high-level instruction. Instruction will include greater understanding of opening theory, middle game tactics and planning, and end game combinations so to move each student to a new level of expertise. Each student will be observed and have supervised game time and feedback. Register TODAY at:

www.2018KUMBAYACHESSCAMPS.EVENTBEE.COM

Chess-Ed is the premier provider of school chess enrichment classes and the sponsor of Kumbaya tournaments, workshops and summer camps. Through chess we also teach and develop and skills that last a lifetime: analytical and critical thinking skills, decision making, responsibility for choices, focus, patience and problem solving, and more.

-Offering two locations-

1-week each with part-day and full-day options.

JUNE 11-15 PARK RIDGE: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Park Ridge at 205 N. Prospect.

JUNE  25-29 CHICAGO: Edgebrook Lutheran Church in Chicago at 5252 W. Devon.

REGISTRATION FEES:

Discounted Fee: ENDS 5/1/18:

$190 - Morning (9-11:30 am) OR Afternoon (12:30-3 pm). $380- All Day (9-3 pm).

Final Fee: BEGINS 5/2/18:

$240 – Morning (9-11:30am) OR Afternoon (12:30-3pm). $430 –All Day (9-3 pm)

Fees include:  Materials, Snacks and T-shirts.

Please bring water and if staying for the full-day program bring a peanut free lunch.    

To learn more about Chess-Ed, please visit us at: www.chess-ed.com Questions? Contact us at: [email protected] and include the Camp name/date on the subject line. 


18th Annual Castle Chess Camp, June 17-22, 2018,

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 Varuzhan Akobian, Julio Becerra, John Fedorowicz, Irina Krush, Daniel Naroditsky, Magesh Panchanathan, and Gregory Serper, many of whom are expected to be back with us for 2018. The camp is followed by the Castle Chess Grand Prix tournament (G/120, d/10), June 22-24, 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]


Caveman Chess Camp - Chicago

Five Sections Tailored to Adult & Youth Campers of All Ages 

June 17 – 22, North Central College, Naperville, IL – less than 30 minutes from O’Hare airport

Limited to the first 125 registrants!


Caveman Chess Camp is tailored to provide the best chess experience to each camper, from novice through master, youth through adult.  Its instructors are recognized as some of the most experienced and finest instructors in the country, not just as strong chessplayers. 

 

The camp provides five solid days of chess instruction, including two simuls, and several evening chess and non-chess activities.  Depending on the student's needs, the camp provides superb chess instruction along with fun events to keep the campers fresh, or alternatively additional masterly instruction for the campers looking for the most intense experience.

We can't summarize all of our important features in this space, but here are some key features -- please visit our website at www.cavemanchess.com to learn more.

Key Features:

·        Camp sections tailored to adults and youth students

·        Opening night simul with class instructor provides mutual introductions and ensures students are in the "best-fit" class

·        Daily "championship tournament" game followed by instructor analysis

·        Three classes of chess instruction per day with breaks in addition to meal breaks

·        Evening events include: sports, blitz chess, bughouse, quick chess

·        Evening chess lectures by Grandmasters for advanced students; topics at search www.cavemanchess.com  “Lecture.”

·        The Survivor Simul on Friday morning - which many have described as the unique and fun chess event at any camp

·        Individual evaluations and feedback for students on Friday along with the closing ceremonies

·        Highly experienced instructional staff considered not only top players, but among the top instructors in the country

·        Experienced campers often refer to us as the "chessiest" of the national caliber camps

·        North Central campus includes modern teaching facilities

·        Naperville is considered one of the best places to live in the United States

The camp sections include:

·        Chess Exploration, our core camp for campers of all ages

·        Intensive Study-Adult Fundamentals for the novice to mid-level adult (only)

·        Intensive Study-Youth for the experienced Youth player rated 1500 or up to the highest levels

·        Intensive Study-Adult for the experienced Adult (of any level) or very serious youth student rated 1700 and up

·        Intensive Study-Master Class for the very serious student ranked 2000 and up

·        2018 instructors include GM Gregory Kaidanov, GM Alex Yermolinsky, GM Yury Shulman, GM Alex Goldin, WGM Camilla Baginskaite, FM/FT Kevin Bachler. Additional staff will be added as needed.

For more information on Caveman Chess or to register, see www.cavemanchess.com or our Facebook page - search on "Caveman Chess."

For questions contact [email protected]

*Final placement in any section or class is up to camp instructional staff.  Campers are placed in classes based on many criteria, including strength, age, gender, general make-up of class, experience of instructor, experience of student(s) and other factors.  The goal is to obtain the best fit to maximize the potential for learning.

 


Capablanca Chess Academy Creative Chess Camp

Running for seven weeks from 6/11/2018 to 7/27/2018, Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (extended care available). We also have a half day option available from 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00pm.  Our camp provides children from k-8th grade the opportunity to experience the joy of learning chess and the opportunity to create and illustrate their own story using creative writing and art skills and exercise their bodies with an hour of yoga three times a week. We also have a weekly field trip. Our goal is to create leaders and critical thinkers by using chess as a tool.  Our camp is limited to 15 children per week. Our goal is that kids have fun while learning chess. Our student-teacher ratio is 6:1.  We also provide half day tournament boot camp for high school students.

 

Daily activities include: Three hours of chess training with one of Cuba greatest players FIDE GM Aryam Abreu, FIDE Gran Master Yunieski Quezada or FIDE Master Carlos Manuel Lopez, two hours of creative writing/story telling and art, and one hour of yoga. Price: From $175-$225 per week with a one time $50 registration fee. (early bird expires June 8)

For any questions: call / e-mail Yaimy Chavez 305-209-2469 [email protected] 


 


International Chess Academy “Grand Master Camp” Under GM Alexander Stripunsky.

Running for seven weeks from 6/18/2018 to 8/24/2018 (see dates here), Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (residential option is available)

Daily activities include: Five hours of chess training with GM Alex Stripunsky, one hour of tennis with professional tennis instructors, blitz tournaments and soccer match every night.

For any questions: call / e-mail Diana Tulman 201-797-0330 /[email protected]  

Register 0n-line: : https://ica.jumbula.com/ICACamps2018/StripunskyGrandMasterCamp (early bird expires on May 1st)

 

International Chess Academy “Scholastic Chess Camp” with WGM Tatiana Grabuzova

10 Weeks from 6/18/2018 to 8/24/2018. Our longest running camp provides younger school children the opportunity to experience the joy of competitive chess, and the insane off the wall fun of summer.  Mondays through Fridays from 9 am to 3:00 pm. – half day; or 9 am to 5 pm – full day. We offer a 5:1 student – teacher / instructor ratio, prizes and trophies for tournaments and various (including sports!) competitions, camp T-shirts and maddening levels of FUN! On-going chess tournaments (USCF rated) every afternoon. For more information and previous years’ pictures and reports, visit our website: www.icachesscamp.com.  

For any questions: call / e-mail Diana Tulman 201-797-0330 /[email protected]  

Register on-line: https://ica.jumbula.com/#/ica_camps  (early bird expires on March 31st)

 

International Chess Academy “Master Camp” Under Master Sergey Grabuzov

Running for seven weeks from 7/9/2018 to 8/24/2018, Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For students rated 1200, and higher. The training camp offers class level players the opportunity to accelerate their development towards becoming expert level players. Sergei has trained at least 5 individual players to GM strength and is a graduate and senior faculty member at the Russian State university of physical education. Daily activities include: Five hours of chess training, sports, blitz, and classical time control tournaments.

For any questions: call / e-mail Diana Tulman 201-797-0330 /[email protected]  

Register on-line: https://ica.jumbula.com/ICACamps2018/MasterCamp_31 (early bird expires on April 30th) 


Chess Max Academy

Check out www.dlugy.com to reserve your camp weeks!!

Summer Camps at Chess Max Academy

Reserve early and save!!! 20%

Eight weeks of Summer Camps

Week 1: June 25th - 29th , Week 2: July 9th -13th

Week 3: July 16th - 20th ,Week 4: July 23rd - 27th

Week 5: (!!) A Week with world champion Anatoly Karpov August 6 th 10 th

Week 6: August 13 -17, Week 7: August 20-24, Week 8: August 27-31

  • N on-Karpov weeks: $750 including lunch, free book and prizes.
  • Anatoly Karpov week: $2000
  • 20% off on any camp if reserved and paid for by March 1, 2018.
  • 10% Siblings discount for second participant.

Camp Description:

The camps will take place at Chess Max Academy at 423 East 81st Street, or in case reaching capacity 2-3 blocks away at a nearby location. Please call 917-9308840 to get all the info.

Drop off time for all camps is 8:30 am, Pick up time for all camps is 5:30pm.

Schedule:

8:30 - 915 am free play, 9:15am 11:00am GM lecture on middlegame theme.

11:00am 12:15pm contests, 12:15pm 1:15pm Lunch (pizza served).

1:15pm 4pm Rated Play, 4pm 5:30 pm Game Analysis

Approximate daily Anatoly Karpov Camp Schedule:

8:30 - 915 am free play, 9:15am 12:00am Karpov Analyzes Players Games

12:00 1pm Lunch, 1pm 3:15pm Karpov shows his games/ Plays blitz with participants 3:15 pm 5:30pm Contests/ Rated Play/Free play

Chess Max Academy, 423 East 81 st Street, Unit B. Tel: 917-930-8840.

Email: [email protected] 

 


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

Location: 20 Hartford St., Newton Highlands, MA 02461. [ Get Direction ]

For Serious Young Chess Players Between the Ages of 8 and 16 Who Want to Make Considerable Progress in Improving the Focus of Their Game.

When:

Session I: June 25-29, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM

Session II: August 6-10, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM

Session III: August 13-17, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM

 

Reduced tuition for attending multiple sessions.

Lunches from neighboring Bread+Chocolate will be available for an extra charge, if requested in advance. Please indicate your interest on the registration form.

 

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

 


     Summer Chess Academy for Talented Youth

              Developing Strategies for Our Children’s Success

             Cheshire Academy, 10 Main St, Cheshire, CT 06410

 July 5 - 9 & July 10 - 14, 2018

 

Residential & Commuter options: Residential: ages 10 - 17, Commuter: ages 8+ 

- Chess Instruction with Distinguished Coaches   - Small Groups

        - Instructional Tennis /Recreational Soccer  - Medical Service

 

Cheshire Academy 104-acre campus with modern learning facilities provides the ideal setting

 

      Advanced Training Program

        Open to students rated 1900 - 2500

       www.lichessmates.com/advanced-training-camp

 

High Profile Master Classes:

GM Boris Gelfand, 6-time world championship candidate and former vice world champion, the winner of the 2009 World Cup and 2011 Candidates tournament

 

GM Ilya Smirin, the author of the highly acclaimed “King’s Indian Warfare”

Once, the highest USCF rated player and 2700+ ELO at his pick, GM Smirin has claimed the top honors in most of the US Major including World Open, New York Open, National Open, Chicago Open and others

 

Coaches:

GM Lev Psakhis coached the Polgar sisters and helped Zsuzsa Polgar to become the Women World Champion and Judit Polgar to win matches against the former world champions Spassky and Karpov in ‘93 and ‘98.  Other notable students trained by Coach Psakhis in their junior years and beyond include GM Daniel Naroditsky, GM Maxim Rodshtein (2700), GM Emil Sutovsky (2700), GM Negi

– In recent years GM Psakhis coached some of the strongest Indian chess players – including Sashikiran, Harikrishna, Harika, Aravind, and Pragnanandhaa, while also serving as the Head Coach for the Indian National Team.

– GM Lev Psakhis took part in seven Chess Olympiads and is a two-time USSR National co-champion; First prize winner of dozens of international tournaments;

 

GM Yury Shulman 

– The Head Coach for the Men’s National Team USA 2012-2013 and Women’s National Team USA ’06 & ’14

– GM Shulman seconded the world renowned players like Boris Gelfand

– GM Shulman is a National US Champion ’08 and Co-Champion ’10-11; as a member of the National Team USA he won a bronze medal at the Chess Olympiad ’08 and silver at the World Team Championship 2010

 

GM Gennady Sagalchik – Program Director

 

Sample Daily Schedule:

8:15 - 9:00 Breakfast / 9:15 - 11:15 Lesson / 11:15 - 12:00 Soccer

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch / 1:15 - 2:45 Lesson / 3:00 - 3:45 Endgame Training

4:00 - 5:00 Tennis / 5:15 - 6:00 Dinner / 6:30 - 8:00 Lesson

 

Tuition per Session: Residential ages 10+ (room & board on campus) $1,425 - by 5/31, $1,525 - thereafter

Commuter ages 8+ (lunch is included) $1,040 - by 5/31; $1,240 – thereafter

    * 10% Sibling Discount Available

 

 

Premier Training Program

www.lichessmates.com/premier-training-camp

 

Coaches:

GM Gennady Sagalchik – Head Coach,

Coach G trains his students starting early in their careers. In recent years, his students won numerous top National individual and team titles as well as dozens of state titles. Coach G’s students consistently qualify for the World’s Youth

 

GM Yury Shulman 

– The Head Coach for the Men’s National Team USA 2012-2013 and Women’s National Team USA ’06 & ’14

– GM Shulman seconded the world renowned players like Boris Gelfand

– GM Shulman is a National US Champion ’08 and Co-Champion ’10-11; as a member of the National Team USA he won a bronze medal at the Chess Olympiad ’08 and silver at the World Team Championship 2010

 

WGM Anna Zatonskih

– Four-time U.S. Women’s Champion; – Member of the US National Team

– One of the world’s top female players

 

IM Val Atlas

– The head coach of the Hohenems CC and its scholastic team; 

– Seconded Boris Gelfand at the Interzonal and in his World Candidate matches.

– An author and contributor to ChessBase magazine, Chess Informant and New in Chess yearbooks.

– A member of the Austrian National Team; Austrian Team Champion with SK Hohenems in 2004 and 2014

 

Sample Daily Schedule:

8:15 - 9:00 Breakfast / 9:15 - 10:45 Lesson / 10:50 - 11:50 Tennis

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch / 1:15 - 2:45 Lesson / 3:00 - 3:45 Training games

4:00 - 4:45 Tennis / 5:15 - 6:00 Dinner / 6:30 - 8:00 Lesson

 

Tuition per Session: Residential ages 10+ (room & board on campus) $1,250 - by 5/31, $1,350 - thereafter

Commuter ages 8+ (lunch is included) $870 - by 5/31; $970 – thereafter

    * 10% Sibling Discount Available

 

           Day Camp

www.lichessmates.com/day-camp

 

GM Gennady Sagalchik – Head Coach

 

Sample Daily Schedule:

9:00 - 9:40 – Tactics Training / 9:45 - 10:40 – Tennis / 10:50 - 11:40 – Lesson

11:45 - 12:10 – Endgame Training / 12:15 - 12:55 – Lunch / 1:00 - 1:55 – Lesson

2:00 - 2:20 – Soccer / 2:30 - 3:25 – Tournament Play / 3:30 – Dismissal


Tuition per Session (lunch included): $570 - by 5/31, $615 - thereafter

*10% Sibling Discount Available

 

Registration form: www.lichessmates.com/day-camp

Additional information: Tel: (516) 225 - 0600, Email: [email protected]

 

Additional Resources

Campus – http://cdn.media56.whipplehill.net/ftpimages/246/misc/misc_119580.pdf

Dining Hall – http://www.cheshireacademy.org/Page/Student-Life/Campus-Resources/Gideon-Welles-Dining-Hall
Transportation

New Haven train station – 25min; Bradley International Airport, Hartford CT – 45min;
JFK/LaGuardia/Newark: 1hr 45min – 2hrs; Boston – 2hrs;

To assist with travel arrangements Cheshire Academy have coordinated with Limousines Plus located in Wolcott: 203-272-7712 or www.limousinesplus.com 

 



15th Annual Western Invitational Chess Camp – July 15-19, 2018: STRONGEST CHESS CAMP IN THE UNITED STATES, LOCATED IN TUCSON, ARIZONA.

Overview of Camp: This camp is the strongest and most intense chess camp in the United States. There are 5 solid days of chess instruction, with evening activities (mostly chess and some non-chess activities). Following camp is local tournament – Ye Olde Pueblo Open (Grand Prix tournament) – July 20-22, 2018 at same hotel as camp.

Ratings/Groups: Camp is divided into groups based on ratings.  Top Group generally is 2100+. 

2017 Camp: 20 players rated over 2000!! Minimum rating required is 1500 USCF (limited exceptions to rating requirement if approved by camp organizer).

2018 Camp Instructors (tentative): GM Melik Khachiyan, GM Julio Sadorra, GM Naroditsky, and GM Magesh Panchanathan, IM John Bartholomew, IM Danny Rensch, IM Joel Banawa, and IM-Elect Robby Adamson.

Registration: Registration will be available at www.events4chess.com. More information on camp including PDF flyer see under registration tab at camp website below. 

Meal Plan. A meal plan will be available at the hotel. 

Hotel Room Sharing.  Student sharing of hotel rooms may be available. Contact Camp Director for details.

Camp location: Tucson El Conquistador, 10000 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ – 4 star resort.

Camp websitewww.westernchesscamp.com

Facebook page: Like us at www.facebook.com/westerninvitational

Contact: Robby Adamson, Camp Director; [email protected]; (520) 577-6799.  


OleChess Camp 2018 - Our 14th Year

With Five Sections Tailored to Adult & Youth Campers of All Ages

July 22 - 27 at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, 30 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul

Preceded by a 1-day US Chess rated tournament July 21

Limited to the first 125 registrants!


OleChess is tailored to provide the best chess experience to each camper, from novice through master, youth through adult.  Its instructors are recognized as some of the most experienced and finest instructors in the country, not just as strong chessplayers. 

The camp provides five solid days of chess instruction, including two simuls, and several evening chess and non-chess activities.  Depending upon the student's needs, the camp provides superb chess instruction along with fun events to keep the campers fresh, or alternatively additional masterly instruction for the campers looking for the most intense experience.

We can't summarize all of our important features in this small space, but here are some of our key features -- please visit our website at http://go.stolaf.edu/olechess to learn more about the camp.

Key Features:

·        Camp sections tailored to adults and youth students

·        Opening night simul with class instructor provides mutual introductions and insures students are in the "best-fit" class

·        Daily "championship tournament" game followed by instructor analysis

·        Three classes of chess instruction per day with breaks in addition to meal breaks

·        Evening events include: sports, bowling, blitz chess, bughouse, quick chess

·        Evening chess lectures by Grandmasters for advanced students; topics at http://go.stolaf.edu/olechess search on “Lecture”

·        The Survivor Simul on Friday morning - which many have described as the unique and fun chess event at any camp

·        Individual evaluations and feedback for students on Friday along with the closing ceremonies

·        Highly experienced instructional staff considered not only top players, but among the top instructors in the country

·        Experienced campers often refer to us as the "chessiest" of the national caliber camps

·        St. Olaf campus, ranked among the most beautiful in the country, includes modern teaching facilities

·        Stav Hall, ranked among the best campus food service in the country

The camp sections include:

·        Chess Exploration, our core camp for campers of all ages

·        Intensive Study-Adult Fundamentals for the novice to mid-level adult (only)

·        Intensive Study-Youth for the experienced Youth player rated 1500 or up to the highest levels

·        Intensive Study-Adult for the experienced Adult (of any level) or very serious youth student rated 1700 and up

·        Intensive Study-Master Class for the very serious student ranked 2000 and up

·        2018 instructors include GM Gregory Kaidanov, GM Alex Yermolinsky, GM Yury Shulman, GM Alex Goldin, GM Dmitry Gurevich, WGM Camilla Baginskaite, FM/FT Kevin Bachler. Additional staff will be added as needed.

For more information on OleChess or to register, see http://go.stolaf.edu/olechess or our Facebook page - search on "OleChess."

For questions contact [email protected] or the St. Olaf Camps office at [email protected]


*Final placement in any section or class is up to camp instructional staff.  Campers are placed in classes based on many criteria, including strength, age, gender, general make-up of class, experience of instructor, experience of student(s) and other factors.  The goal is to obtain the best fit to maximize the potential for learning. 


2018 Girls Chess Camp in Washington, DC

August 13-17, 2018

If you want to experience a breakthrough in your chess game join

Woman’s Grandmaster Sabina Foisor,

The 2017 US Women's Chess Champion,
National Master David Bennett and guest lecturers

·        for a week of intimate, intensive chess training
August 13 - 17, 2018 Time 8am until 4pm
Early bird Tuition: $400.00 (seating limited) until May 19, 2018
Trinity University, Washington, DC Workshops on developing tournament endurance

·        Exercise classes in the morning and afternoon

·        Continental breakfast, lunch and snacks provided

·        Tournament at the end of the week

·        Trophies and Cash prize for first place in each category


For detailed information please Email: Robin Ramson at [email protected]
Limited scholarships available.
This camp requires a minimum USCF rating of 600 or significant tournament experience.  

Age minimum is 9 years old. 

Website: https://girlschesscamp.org/