Chess for Adult Beginners
Starting February 2, 2021 (Tuesdays)

Afterschool Classes

from beginners to advanced levels

Chess-schoolers

chess classes for ages 3-5 years

Private Lessons

All ages, beginners to master levels

WEEKLY GROUP PROGRAMS

(Online Programs via Zoom)

MONDAY

  • MLK Chess Camp

TUESDAY

  • Chess-schoolers (for 3-5 years old)

WEDNESDAY

  • Afterschool (3:30-5:00 PM EST)

THURSDAY

  • Queens Classes

FRIDAY

  • Afterschool (3:30-5:00 PM EST)

  • Afterschool (3:30-5:00 PM PST)

 SATURDAY

  • Sense Academy Program

SUNDAY

  • No group program for this week

NEWS CENTER

See what's happening inside the New York Chess Academy

EDITOR'S NOTE

We are thrilled to share with you the news that NYCA was voted Best of 2020 by ActivityHero families!

Thank you so much to all the families and friends who voted for us. We are beyond grateful for all your support!

Thank you ActivityHero for this recognition and congratulations to the other businesses across the US who received the honor.

 
 

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

Let us know what kind of program you are looking for and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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    PAWNS

    This section is for absolute beginners. The students will learn the basics - how to move the pieces, special moves, chess language, and rules of the game

  • KNIGHTS

    This section is for students who already know how to move the pieces and the basic rules. Topics to be tackled include checkmates, tactics, and techniques.

  • BISHOPS

    This section is an intermediate-level group. The students will discuss various checkmating patterns, theories, and principles. 

  • ROOKS

    Recommended for players rated 800-1300. The class will dig deeper into strategies, openings, middle games, and endgames.

  • QUEENS

    Recommended for players rated 1300-1800. Focuses on middle-game understanding, strategy, positional play, and endgame techniques.

From private lessons in the comfort of your own home, to camps and after-school programs at our location, New York Chess Academy will find the way to bring the love of Chess into your life

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“Both my kids ages 5 and 11 absolutely loved the camp. My oldest was even excited about the cool t-shirt she got. They learned chess and had lots of fun as well. Thank you!"

— Lilliana A. (KidPass Review)

“My daughter really enjoyed it. Coach Ivan and Mark are very nice and helpful.

— Frances C. (KidPass Review)

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