PS 230 Chess Club & Team

PS 230 Chess Club & Team

from 400.00

PS 230 Chess Club & Team:

Program Vision:

From complete beginners to advancing tournament players our goal is that all PS 230 players can experience both the joy & significant social/educational benefits of learning and playing chess. Our PS 230 Team will prepare for local, City, State & National Competitions.

Players are matched into groups based on skill, interest level & age. This allows coaches to identify and create the right training environment for each player. (complete beginner - advanced competitors)

Approximate class groupings:

  • Rooks - 300 + USCF

  • Bishops - Advancing players with an eye towards competition

  • Pawns - K/1 introductory coaching and play

Thursdays Chess Club & Team:

Spring 2019 Semester: February 7th - June 31st

  • June 20th

Fall 2019 : September 12th - January 30th

  • September 12th , 19th , 26th

  • October 3rd , 10th , 17th , 24th , 31st

  • November 7th , 21st

  • December 5th , 12th , 19th

  • January 2nd , 9th , 16th , 23rd , 30th

Players will meet in the cafeteria directly after-school where they will have a light snack. Training and play will take place in classrooms onsite at PS 230. Pickup will occur at 5 PM in the lobby.

Lateral movements will occur, as we experiment with class grouping and activities to identify the optimal training opportunities for our players. Players will be promoted throughout the season as coaches feel fit.

A high emphasis on participation, engagement and self-study will be placed on our team groups.

PS 230 will have a weekly opening meeting, where past weeks success is recognized, the upcoming events are emphasized and expectations and team spirit is reinforced.

PS 230 Team Competitions:

Our PS 230 Team will compete at local, City, State & National competitions.

Program Rates:

  • Fall semester - $400

  • Optional Late pick up 5:00 - 6:00 pm - $100

  • 10% sibling discount - use code: sibling

* Each PS 230 program member will receive a team shirt and also a gold membership

Financial assistance available - email

Support PS 230 Chess:

Donations can be made towards peer scholarships, weekend team coaching expenses, team room expenses, and program development.

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