Chess Camps

 The webpage is offered to provide an updated list of upcoming chess camp information for current US Chess Affiliates. If you have chess camp information you want posted here please email it to Melinda Matthews and include your US Chess Affiliate #.

Fun & Training Camps: Multiple dates (New York, three locations)

Join our Fun & Training Camp at three locations:


PS 183 at 419 E 66th St, New York, NY 10065

Village Chess @ SoHo at 108 Wooster St., New York, NY 10012

FasTracKids at 728 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211


Our upcoming camp dates are:

February 19th-23rd

March 29th

April 1st

April 22nd-26th

April 29th-30th

June 6th

June 7th

June 17th

June 19th

and weekdays through July and August


For more information, contact: Click here to show email address

30th Annual Denver Rocky Mountain Chess Camps: June 3-7 and July 1-3, 2024 (Denver, Colorado)

30th Annual Denver Rocky Mountain Chess Camps: June 3-7, 2023 (Denver) – full and half day options - and July 1-3, 2024  (Denver). All abilities and ages. Participants will be taught scorekeeping, etiquette, tournament preparation, logical thinking and strategic planning for all the phases of the game. Learn from nationally-recognized Denver Chess Master and author of Teaching Chess in the 21st Century, Chess Workbook for Children, Chess Strategy Workbook, Chess Handbook, Chess Tactics and Combinations Workbook, Chess Endgame Workbook, Attacking the Chess King Workbook, and Chess Openings Todd Bardwick. Call 303.770.6696 or visit for details.

22nd Annual Mid-South Chess Summer Camp: June 16-21, 2024 (Memphis, Tennessee)

22ND ANNUAL MID-SOUTH CHESS SUMMER CAMP, MEMPHIS JUNE 16 - JUNE 21, 2024 - THE PREMIER CHESS CAMP OF THE SOUTH- ALL AGES ALL LEVELS:  This camp is centrally located in Memphis, TN on the beautiful campus of Memphis University School, 6191 Park Avenue.  Camp instructors include GM Joel Benjamin, GM Lazaro Bruzon, WGM Anna Sharevich, IM Alex Velikanov, NM Nolan Hendrickson, Expert Jennie Liu, early childhood specialists Eli Baumann and Dr. Andre Duvall, and TN Chess Association Board Member, Mike Robertson. These instructors represent years of extensive, successful chess coaching and are considered among the best in the country.  We divide our campers into small groups according to age and level of play, each with a counselor.  This is an exciting and intensive, yet fun-filled chess camp with multiple hours of age and appropriate level instruction combined with special activities including sports, interactive chess play, and optional evening activities.  Our instructors rotate throughout the day - what a difference this makes!  Camp includes a Sunday afternoon orientation/reception for parents and campers, a unique camp designed T-shirt, special camp medals, autographed certificate, group photo, daily souvenir, evening Grandmaster simul, and concludes with an awards/closing ceremony.  Experience the TOP QUALITY of Mid-South Chess and its 22nd Annual Summer Chess Camp.  DON'T MISS OUT!  For more information and to register, visit our website or call us at 901.494.2526.

Castle Chess Camp and Grand Prix Tournament: June 23-28, 2024 (Atlanta, Georgia)

24 Castle Chess Camp and Grand Prix Tournament; Now in its 22nd year, the Castle Chess Camp at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia (June 23-28, 2024) brings together top students and top instructors for a week of intense chess training. The camp is followed by the optional Grand Prix tournament (June 28-30, 2024; G/100, inc. 10) with $12,000 in guaranteed prizes. Camper to staff ratio is 5-1. Average and median rating of camp will be over 1700. Top group will all be over 2000. Merit based and need based scholarships available. 2024 instructors include GM Daniel Naroditsky, GM Dariusz Swiercz, GM Aleks Lenderman, GM John Fedorowicz, GM Magesh Panchanathan, WGM Sabina-Francesca Foisor, FM Peter Giannatos, and FM Robby Adamson. The camp has a minimum age of 10 (no maximum age!) and a minimum US Chess rating of 1100. Please see our website, for more details.