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]


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, 2017 – 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.  


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]