Chess Classes for Children & Teens

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2023 Virginia Homeschool Chess Camps

Beginner chess player? Intermediate player? Whatever your skill level, this is a great chance to get prepped for the annual chess championships on Friday! You’ll learn so much from these chess classes, presented by Hampton Roads Chess Association on Thursday. 

Intermediate Chess Camp

Christina Schweiss
Hampton Roads Chess Association

Suitable for students ages 8 and up who are proficient in all material covered in the crash course, this mini-camp will include instruction on tactics, endgame techniques, and an introduction to strategic concepts, particularly positional assessment and pawn structure.

Intermediate Chess Camp

Cost:

$29/student

Hours:

Begins 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Ages:

8 – 19 (currently homeschooled)

Register:

Sign up when you register for convention.

Beginner Chess Camp

Christina Schweiss
Hampton Roads Chess Association

In this course, suitable for ages 8 and up, students will learn the basics of the game of chess including terminology, board orientation and setup, piece movements including castling and en passant, basic defense and calculations, opening principles, basic checkmate patterns, and a brief introduction to tactics.

Beginner Chess Camp

Cost:

$29/student

Hours:

Begins 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Ages:

8 – 19 (currently homeschooled)

Register:

Sign up when you register for convention.

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Questions? Call the HEAV office, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 804-278-9200.