Join us this summer for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes.
You will improve your chess skills, meet new friends, and work out your most powerful muscle - your brain! Our programs include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Unleash your brain power and spend some of your summer with Chess Wizards!
Everyone receives a Chess Wizards t-shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder.
About Chess Wizards: We believe strongly that education should be fun and exciting. Since our first classes in 2002, our Chess Wizards have inspired thousands of children across the United States and Canada to think logically, solve problems, win graciously, and learn from defeat. Our academy is so successful because our approach is so unique. Chess Classes and lessons are based around our original, fun, and high-energy Chess Wizards curriculum. Regardless of a child's ability, Chess Wizards makes chess fun for all!
Proud Pawns - Brand New Players
Brand new to chess. Learning how the pieces move and capture, how the board is set up, and chess language.
Nifty Knights - Beginner
Fully understand piece movement and capturing. Learning check, checkmate, piece value, basic tactics, basic opening ideas, and thinking ahead.
Brilliant Bishops - Intermediate
Understand checkmate, solves Mate-in-1 puzzles with ease. Learning more tactics and using them regularly. Learning basic endgames and can win when ahead. Starting to think about their opponents' plans along with their own.
Radical Rooks - Strong Intermediate
1-move puzzles are easy. Can name and demonstrate all major tactical themes, set up combinations or escape them. Sees the whole board, and can plan 2+ moves ahead. Creates their own game plan. Less goofy mistakes. Learning more basic openings and endgames.
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