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.

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.

$240 for 12-week Session (Workbook is $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

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.

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.

Spring Saturday Classes

January 20                 Class 1
January 27                 Class 2
February 3                 Class 3
February 10               Class 4
February 17               NO CLASS
February 24               Class 5
March 3                     Class 6
March 10                   NO CLASS
March 17                   NO CLASS
March 24                   Class 7
March 31                   NO CLASS
April 7                        Class 8
April 14                      Class 9
April 21                      NO CLASS
April 28                      Class 10
May 5                        Class 11
May 12                      Class 12

Spring Sunday Classes

January 21                 Class 1
January 28                 Class 2
February 4                 Class 3
February 11               Class 4
February 18               NO CLASS
February 25               Class 5
March 4                     Class 6
March 11                   NO CLASS
March 18                   NO CLASS
March 25                   Class 7
April 1                        NO CLASS
April 8                        Class 8
April 15                      Class 9
April 22                      NO CLASS
April 29                      Class 10
May 6                        Class 11
May 13                      Class 12