Chess Camps
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The following is an updated list of upcoming chess camp information. If you have chess camp information you want posted here please email it to Joan DuBois



June 6th – August 14th, 2015

All Levels Welcome

Participants Learn Openings, How to handle Middle-Game Combinations, Master End-Game Techniques.  

National Master, Oscar Maldonado

Oscar is the co-founder and of the Broward Chess Club has been teaching chess for over 20 years.  He ran the California Chess Club for 10 years and has run numerous after-school chess programs, tournaments and scholastic chess camps.   He is a USCF Tournament Director and an avid promoter of  scholastic chess in Broward County and is the Co-Author with GM Ron Henley of the scholastic workbook, “Chess Curriculum”.  Oscar is currently running a year-round chess program at the Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale.

Grand Master, Ron Henley

Ron coaches chess at the prestigious Miami Country Day School.  He was Chief trainer for Anatoly Karpov. He also coached WGM Hikaru Nakamura & WGM Irina Krush in their youth.  Ron is a prolific author of numerous chess books.

Camp Hours:  9am – 4pm  Monday thru Friday.  Ages: 7-14   Tuition:  $240/Week.  Half Day Available AM/PM $120/Week.

Location:  903 N. Federal Hwy  Fort Lauderdale, FL  33304  (SW Corner of Sunrise & US 1  in Sears Town Plaza) Ample Free Parking

Call for Information: (954)918-2302  Register Online: E-Mail:

Affiliate ID: A6035746

International Chess Academy Scholastic Chess Camp With 

GM Sergey Kudrin, WGM Tatiana Grabuzova, and WFM Hana Itkis


10 Weeks from 6/22/2015 to 8/28/2015. Our longest running camp provides younger school children the opportunity to experience the joy of competitive chess, and the insane off the wall fun of summer.  Mondays through Fridays from 9 am to 3:00 pm. – half day; or 9 am to 5 pm – full day. We offer a 5:1 student – teacher / instructor ratio, prizes and trophies for tournaments and various (including sports!) competitions, camp T-shirts and insane levels of FUN! On-going chess tournaments (USCF rated) every afternoon. Among our teachers are professional chess coaches from Moscow. Visit our website (look under summer camps) at for more information, pictures, and registration form.

2015 All Star Summer Chess Training School - Newton, MA

FIDE Trainer and Senior Master Lou Mercuri announces the 14th annual All Star Chess Training School to be held at the Brigham House, 20 Hartford St., Newtown Highlands, MA. Directions. Session I: 9:00-3:45, June 22-26, 2015; Session II: 9:00-3:45, Aug. 3-7, 2015; Session III: 9:00-3:45, Aug. 10-14, 2015. Please see the flyer  for program details. In addition, please feel free to contact Mr. Mercuri at or at 781-373-1375 for more information.  



TOP Overnight Camps- TOP Chess Camp
August 3rd-August 7th, 2015

Located in Greeley, PA in the Pocono Mountains (1.5 hours from NYC, 2.5 hours from Philadelphia)
All Levels Welcome
Tuition: $1,200

From Monday, August 3- Friday, August  7, boys and girls, ages 9-13  will be able to learn and compete in chess at one of America’s greatest overnight camps, Pine Forest Camp.  Pine Forest is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania and will be celebrating its 85th summer, making it one of the oldest camps under continuous operation in the USA. Unlike other chess summer programs, many of which are located in school settings, this 5-day experience will take place in a real overnight camp setting where children will live in cabins with adult supervision. They will be able to play and practice chess and also enjoy fun outdoor camp activities like swimming, nature, sports, canoeing, and more.

Director, Danny Kopec
Danny is one of the most talented home-bred players in the US. Dr. Kopec was New York High School Champion at 14, National Master at 17, Scottish Champion in 1980, 2nd-equal in the Canadian Closed in 1984, and International Master in 1985. When he was 15 he invented what has become an internationally recognized anti-Sicilian weapon known as The Kopec System. 

Author of several highly acclaimed chess books including “Practical Middlegame Techniques”, “World Title Contenders and their Style”, “Mastering Chess; a Course in 25 lessons” and “Champions of the New Millennium”.

Call for information: (267) 639-2488
Register online: