East Coast Programs

An interactive online lesson for absolute beginners to advanced level. Similar to traditional classroom settings, participants will also have time to play a supervised game. We are using LiChess platform for playing. All participants are required to create a free account on LiChess and join the New York Chess Academy team for the coaches to be able to monitor the game.

  • PAWNS (Beginner 1)

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

    General Details

    • Limited to 14 participants

    • M, W, F

    • Recommended for absolute beginners and unrated players

    Schedule of Classes

    • TBD

    $12/drop-in session

    $10/session (Semester)

  • KNIGHTS (Beginner 2)

    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.

    General Details

    • Limited to 30 participants

    • 1.5-hour online class

    • Monday-Friday

    • Recommended for unrated to 500 USCF rating

    Schedule of Classes

    • TBD

    $15/drop-in session

    $12/session (Semester)

  • BISHOPS (Intermediate 1)

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

    General Details

    • Limited to 30 participants

    • 1.5-hour online class

    • Monday-Friday

    • Recommended for players with USCF rating of 500-999

    Schedule of Classes​​

    • TBD

    $15/drop-in session

    $12/session (Semester)

  • ROOKS (Intermediate 2)

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

    General Details

    • 1.5-hour online class

    • Recommended for players with USCF rating 800-1300

     

    Schedule of Classes

    • TBD

    $15/drop-in session

    $12/session (Semester)

  • QUEENS (Advanced 1)

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

    General Details

    • 1.5-hour online class

    • Recommended for players with USCF rating 1300-1800

    Schedule of Classes

    • TBD

    $20/drop-in session

    $18/session (Semester)

  • CHESS-SCHOOLERS (Beginner 1)

    Open to kids from ages 3 to 5 years. The students will learn the basics - how to move the pieces, special moves, chess language, and rules of the game.

    General Details

    • Limited to 8 participants

    • Recommended for absolute beginners

    Schedule of Classes

    • TBD

    $20/drop-in session

    $18/session (Semester)

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