Chess Class

 Chess Classes are Back!


Beginners  (1st - 3rd Grade)

5:00-6:00 p.m.


Beginners  (3rd - 6th Grade) 

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 

Chess Club Intermediate & Advanced  (1st - 8th Grade)

5:15 - 6:15 p.m. 


Tuition: $140/7 week session.

Private Chess Lessons: $40.00/hour

Session I March 9-April 29

7 weeks tuition $140  Maximum 8 students

Session II May 4-June 17

6 weeks tuition $120  Maximum 8 students

* Students younger than 1st grade are required to take private lessons. 


Learn to play one of the world’s oldest and most challenging games—chess. Discover strategies that build a strong chess foundation, one piece at a time in a fun class!  Chess teaches discipline, responsibility, critical thinking and problem solving skills.  Students will be paired according to their age and ability.

Players will also learn
•        How to move the pieces
•        Different strategies & tactics
•        How to make most out their opportunities
•        How to turn bad situations to their advantage
•        How to accept setbacks and win/lose graciously

Classes are designed to teach chess in a fun and interesting way appropriate for young minds.  Classes will be conducted by Mrs. Parul Shah who has great enthusiasm and experience.  Mrs. Shah has taught throughout the Richmond area, and has coached students who have achieved awards in tournaments.


The Chess Club for more experienced players includes individual guidance, monthly chess tournaments, Blitz, Simuals, pawn games, beginner, middle, and end games, chess club championships, and lectures.


New Students may enroll anytime on a pro-rated basis if there is room in the class.


Covid19 Mitigation:  All students, instructors, and visitors are required to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, and are asked to maintain a social distance of three feet.  Class size will be limited to 8 students.  To further protect our students and staff, families are asked to not wait in the building at this time.