Information about Lawrenceville Elementary Chess Club, September 2019


LES After school Chess Club will resume on Thursday, September 26. Please read on for details. :)

  • Chess club will begin each Thursday upon 3:20 dismissal and will end at 4:30 pm. LES Chess club is open only to LES students.

  • It will be an 8 week program, going through December 19. (There is no chess club on half days and school holidays, the dates of chess club would be 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24,12/5, 12/12, 12/19)

  • Registration (for all members, new and returning) opens Monday, September 16 at 7:30pm. A link for online registration will be added to the bottom of this page at that time. Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis, for new and returning members.

  • The cost of the 6 week program is $120. (online payment will be set up after enrollment is complete, and parents will be notified when this has occurred)

    NOTE as of 9/13/2019- Please note that the cost listed on the LES Flyer that went home is incorrect, the correct cost is $120- sorry for any inconvenience.

  • 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.

  • As part of their registration package, each new member will receive a free 3 month membership to 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.

    LES Chess Registration information

  • Registration for chess club must be completed online

  • (ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM WILL BE LINKED BELOW 👇👇WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS ON MONDAY SEPTEMBER 16 (Registration will be capped at 30 students) Payment instructions will be sent once registration is complete.

  • Once you have completed online registration below, you can pay for chess club online here. Checks. Paypal and Venmo will also be accepted, I will email registered parents with additional payment instructions.

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