Chess Class

Chess Class

The Center is offering virtual private and group classes over Zoom!  Email us for more information!

Tuesdays,  5:00-6:00 p.m.  Beginners, 1st - 8th Grade

Tuesdays,  6:00-7:00 p.m.  Intermediate & Advanced, 1st - 8th Grade

Tuition: $144/9 week session.

Fridays, 3:00-3:45 p.m. Beginners, K - 3rd Grade  $108/ 9 weeks

Fridays, 3:45-4:45 p.m. Intermediate and Advanced, K - 8th Grade

Tuition: $144 / 9 week session.

Private Chess Lessons via Zoom:  $30.00/hour

Friday Chess Club, 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.   All Ages.  Tuition: $221/17 weeks.

September 13, 2019  - January 24, 2020.


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! Students will be grouped according to ability.  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 situation to their advantage
•        How to accept setbacks and win/loose 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.

This is an ongoing class that can be joined at any time.  New Students may enroll anytime on a pro-rated basis!  

Chess Club

Fridays, 4:45-5:45 p.m.  K - 8th Grade
Tuition: $234 / 18 week session

Chess guidance provided. Monthly chess tournaments, Blitz, Simuals, pawn games, beginner, middle, and end games, chess club championships, and lectures.



Monday-Thursday 2pm-7pm

Friday 3pm -6pm

Saturday-Sunday Closed

Summer Hours according to camp 






Shady Grove United Methodist Church

4825 Pouncey Tract Road

Glen Allen, Virginia 23059



Tel: 804.360.2687

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