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Group Chess Classes

HOT Chess Academy holds scholastic group chess lessons every weekend. Each session typically ranges from 6-12 weeks. Summer sessions range from 4-6 weeks. To be the first to hear when registration is open for the next session, please sign up for our newsletter below.

*Please note: The minimum age requirement for all classes is 5 years old.

At HOT Chess we try to keep our class size small, so there is a limit of 14 students per class. In order to reserve your spot, register your student and complete the payment instructions below. Note: Once registration is submitted payment must be received within 5 days.

Beginner

Unrated.
Completely new to chess – does not know the names of pieces or how they move.

Novice

USCF Rating of 100-499.
Knows the names of pieces, how they move, and may/may not know about castling.

Intermediate

USCF Rating of 500-999.
Knows castling, checkmate, and stalemate. Should know pins and forks.

Advanced

USCF Rating of 1000+.
Suited for serious tournament players only.

$195 for 11 Week Session (Includes Workbook)

Instruction Includes:

  1. Openings
  2. Middlegame Tactics
  3. Endgame Tactics
  4. Strategies
  5. Practice Using Clock
  6. Practice Under Supervision

*Note makeup classes are only allowed if a student is playing in a chess tournament during the class time.

Refunds will NOT be given.

Saturdays

Beginner Group Class (Unrated)
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Novice Group Class 1 (USCF 100-499)
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Intermediate Group Class (USCF 500-999)
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Advanced Group Class (USCF 1000+)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sundays

Novice Group Class 1 (USCF 100-499)
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m .

Intermediate Group Class (USCF 500-999)
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Novice Group Class 2 (USCF 100-499)
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m .

Summer Fall Saturday Classes

September 12 Class 1
September 19 Class 2
September 26 Class 3
October 3 Class 4
October 10 Class 5
October 17 Class 6
October 24 Class 7
October 31 Class 8
November 7 Class 9
November 14 Class 10
November 21 Class 11

Registration is OPEN

Summer Fall Sunday Classes

September 13 Class 1
September 20 Class 2
September 27 Class 3
October 4 Class 4
October 11 Class 5
October 18 Class 6
October 25 Class 7
November 1 Class 8
November 8 Class 9
November 15 Class 10
November 22 Class 11