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 16 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.

$200 for 10-week Session (Workbooks are $10 extra)

Instruction Includes:

Openings
Middlegame Tactics
Endgame Tactics
Strategies
Practice Using Clock
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
(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+)
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Sundays

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

Novice Group Class 2
(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+)
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Fall Saturday Classes

September 16                Class 1
September 23                Class 2
September 30                Class 3
October 7                       Class 4
October 14                     Class 5
October 21                     Class 6
October 28                     Class 7
November 4                   Class 8
November 11                 Class 9
November 18                 Class 10

Fall Sunday Classes

September 17                       Class 1
September 24                       Class 2
October 1                              Class 3
October 8                              Class 4
October 15                            Class 5
October 22                            Class 6
October 29                            Class 7
November 5                          Class 8
November 12                        Class 9
November 19                        Class 10