For students in grades Kindergarten to 8th grade, lessons are a great way to learn the skills necessary to play a game of chess such as how to move the pieces, capturing, checking, and checkmating. Teaching methods include lectures, practice games, and working through chess puzzles.
Beginner Group Lessons
General group classes are offered in sessions (see below for dates) while private lessons are by appointment.
2022 Quarter 1 Schedule January 10 – March 31, 2022
Twelve weeks / Once a week
Tuesday 4 – 5 pm
- Beginner II – Students must already know how the pieces move, checkmate in ones and test out of Beginner I
- Wednesday 4 – 5 pm, OR
- Thursday 4 – 5 pm
- Intermediate – Students must be able to identify at least three tactics
- Tuesday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Private Lessons (one-on-one)
We are offering private chess lessons for beginners to intermediate players in person.
- Beginner: $60/lesson or 10-class package $500
- Intermediate (USCF rating of 1000 or above): $70/class or 10-class package $600
Lessons are for one-hour and can be scheduled anytime between 10 am – 6 pm, Monday to Sunday.