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NEW! More Saturday Classes

Check out the additional classes in Forest Hills. For beginners to intermediate levels, and classes for 3-5 years old!

SATURDAY CLASSES
Forest Hills, NY

Ideal for tournament players rated 500+

EASTER BREAK CAMP
Forest Hills, NY | March 29-April 1

Camp for all levels! Full day and half day options

ONLINE AFTERSCHOOL
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Registration for Feb-Jun classes is now available

SUMMER CAMPS 
Forest Hills, NY | Jun 24-Aug 30

Camp for all levels! Full day and half day options

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What We Do

We offer programs for all levels and ages

Afterschool

Fun, engaging and educational after-school program for children of all ages. Our experienced instructors teach not only the intricacies and strategies of the game, but also the critical thinking and problem-solving skills that translate to success in all areas of life.

Tournaments

Our tournaments are the perfect place to put your skills to the test and compete with players from all around the nation. We pride ourselves in offering a challenging yet supportive atmosphere to enable all of our students to thrive in their love of chess.

Camps

Our camps offer a fun and structured environment where students can develop their skills, meet new people, and have fun. We are committed to providing a rich, immersive experience in an open, creative setting where players can achieve their goals. 

Private Lessons

We offer affordable private lessons that cater to students of all levels, from beginners to advanced players. Our experienced instructors work closely with our students to develop their skills and help them achieve their goals.

Interested in running your own chess program? We'd love to help!

NEWS CENTER & BLOG

See what's happening inside the New York Chess Academy

FEATURED PARTNERS

We are proud to partner with the schools that share our love of the game and commitment to excellence!

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VIRTUAL CHESS CLASSES

New York Chess Academy camps include different fun-filled chess-related activities with flexible scheduling options.