Chess: Tournament of Masters
Do you dream of being a chess master? Many kids do! Chess is one of the only sports where it doesn’t matter how old or strong you are. If you know the best moves, you can be a master! This camp will teach you how to prepare and play in a real professional chess tournament, the first step in any chess master's journey. You'll learn opening systems and ideas to help you start on a good foundation, amazing middle game tricks, and fun traps to set for you opponents. Finally, you'll learn how to solve the endlessness of the endgame! The camp will culminate in a rated chess tournament between the members of the camp! Campers will leave with their own chess sets, and an official USCF rating that they can take with them to their future tournaments. Your move!
“Our daughters attended and loved it! They came home happy every day. When I came to pick them up at the end of the day, they even said "awww" because they didn't want to go home yet.”
Grades: 1 - 8 Price: $325 per week