Information about Lawrenceville Elementary Chess Club, May 2019
The current session of the after school chess program will conclude on 3/28/2019.
Following spring break, a final LES chess program of the 2018-9 school year will take place on Thursdays, from May 2 through June 6 2019. Registration (for all members, new and returning) opens Monday, April 8 at 7:30pm. Please read on for details about registration.
Chess club will begin upon 3:20 dismissal and will end at 4:35pm. LES Chess club is open only to LES students.
The cost of the 6 week program is $90. (online payment will be set up after enrollment is complete, and parents will be notified when this has occurred)
The program is open to all experience levels, including those brand new to chess. It is open to students in Grades K-3.
Each after school chess club contains an interactive lesson, chess puzzles, and then a chance for kids to play each other, usually in a weekly tournament format. At the conclusion of each semester chess-related prizes are given to the best performers in the class.
LES Chess Registration information
Registration for chess club must be completed online
Enrollment for all members of LES chess club (new and returning members) opens Monday, April 8 at 7:30pm. Chess Clubs Slots will be filled on a first come first serve basis after registration is opened. Chess club requires a minimum of 8 students enrolled and has a maximum capacity of 35 students. Only the first 20 students to enroll can be guaranteed slots in chess club, the remaining slots (#21-#35) will be contingent upon finding an additional teacher.
(ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM LINKED BELOW 👇👇 (Update- As of April 21, 2019 registration is open for chess club, and there are a handful of slots remaining. 😀 )
Parents will receive confirmation of their registration within 1 day of completion. Online payment will subsequently be made available as soon as there are 8 students enrolled for LES chess.
As part of their registration package, each new member will receive a free 3 month membership to Chesskid.com so that they can learn and practice chess at home. In addition, both returning and new members will receive a chess workbook in order to sharpen their skills at home.
Chess sets will be provided at club, so your child needn't bring one.
If you have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact me here. Thanks for your interest and I look forward to continued success for the LES chess program. :) - Ben