programs

One School of the Arts

Through our partnership with One School of the Arts (OSOTA) in Longwood, we offer a one-of-a-kind, three-level weekly chess program on-campus. We meet on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:15pm. The focus of each program is to train students to develop and strengthen their chess playing skills while encouraging them to compete in local chess tournaments.

Winter Semester: January 9th - February 27th (payment due by December 19th)
Spring Semester: March 6th - May 29th (payment due by February 24th)


beginner chess

rates

OSOTA PLAYERS
Chess Club - Beginner: Fall Semester $64, Winter Semester $64, Spring Semester $88

COMMUNITY PLAYERS
Chess Club - Beginner: Fall Semester $90, Winter Semester $80, Spring Semester $110

50% off Sibling Discounts are available. Refunds are not available for missed days. If there is a normal cancellation, families will be contacted via email within 48 hours. Emergency 24 hours.

Prerequisites: None

The Beginner Chess Club is designed for students who are new to the game of chess.

Students will learn the basics of the game (such as piece names, development, and opening moves) and play chess against their peers to develop their familiarity with the game.


intermediate chess

rates

OSOTA PLAYERS
Chess Club - Intermediate: Fall Semester $80, Winter Semester $80, Spring Semester $110

COMMUNITY PLAYERS
Chess Club - Intermediate: Fall Semester $96, Winter Semester $96, Spring Semester $132

50% off Sibling Discounts are available. Refunds are not available for missed days. If there is a normal cancellation, families will be contacted via email within 48 hours. Emergency 24 hours.

Prerequisites: Must know the basic rules of chess

The Intermediate chess club is structured for students who are already comfortable with the rules of the game and have a desire to further develop their chess skills.

Students will focus on learning and applying tactical patterns and basic opening principles to their games. They will also play chess with their peers in a structured environment (aside from learning, playing time is a crucial aspect of improvement in chess).  All Intermediate students are encouraged to compete in our monthly scholastic chess tournaments to gain experience in competition. 


advanced chess

rates

OSOTA PLAYERS
Chess Club - Advanced:  Fall Semester $96, Winter Semester $96, Spring Semester $132

COMMUNITY PLAYERS
Chess Club - Advanced: Fall Semester $112, Winter Semester $112, Spring Semester $154

50% off Sibling Discounts are available. Refunds are not available for missed days. If there is a normal cancellation, families will be contacted via email within 48 hours. Emergency 24 hours. 

Prerequisites: Must be approved or recommended by an Academy trainer

The Advanced class is a more rigorous program, structured for students who want to further strengthen their chess skills. Focuses of this class include building opening repertoires, improving tactical vision, and learning must-know endgames. 

All Advanced students are encouraged to compete in our monthly scholastic chess tournaments to gain experience in competition.