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Chess Summer Camp at Jennings

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Thanks to this unique partnership Students of Jennings, Ferguson-Florissant, Ritenour, and other North City/County school districts can enjoy this affordable summer camp!
Welcome to the Summer of Magic. The Kings, Queens and Castles chess exhibit co-created by the World Chess Hall of Fame and the Magic House will be spending the Summer at Gary Gore Elementary.  Learn chess from our experienced instructors while enjoying everything this wonderful exhibit ha to offer.  
Chess Summer Camps are the perfect way to introduce the game of chess to new students, deepen understanding of the game for established players, or offer intensive instruction for aspiring chess masters. Chess instructors will provide daily lessons, puzzles, and play to help guide students through each session.
Instruction offers a solid basic foundation, emphasizing the fundamental skills needed to begin a lifetime of learning in chess, including:
  • Proper piece and board set-up
  • Algebraic Notation (Chess Language)
  • Basic Principles of Play 
Chess Instructors then provide expert instruction building on these skills and covering more advanced ideas, including:
  • Tactics
  • Strategy
  • Middlegame Planning
  • Endgame Technique
Each camp provides opportunities to practice these skills in a variety of activities and workshops with classmates under the observation of an experienced Chess Instructors from the Saint Louis Chess Club.
  • Full Day: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Morning Session Only: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Afternoon Session Only: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
June 11th, 2018 9:00 AM   through   June 15th, 2018 4:00 PM
Gary Gore Elementary
2545 Dorwood Dr.
Saint Louis, MO 63136
United States
Phone: (314)361-2437
Full Day Fee $ 75.00
Morning Session $ 45.00
Afternoon Session $ 45.00