Information about Lawrenceville Elementary Chess Club, January 2019

  • The LES chess program will take place on Thursdays, from Janaury 17, 2019 through March 21, 2019 with March 28 reserved as a make up day in the event of a cancellation due to weather/sickness.

  • Chess club will begin upon 3:20 dismissal and will end at 4:35pm. LES Chess club is open only to LES students.

  • The program must have a minimum of 8 students enroll in order to be viable, and enrollment will be capped at 35 students. We are able to allow more students than prior semester because we now have a second teacher available. :)

  • The cost of the 10 week program is $150.

  • 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.

  • Registration for chess club must be completed online

  • Registration will be limited to 35 students, and spots will be given on a first come, first served basic upon the opening of enrollment. Enrollment is now open for returning chess club members, for new members enrollment opens Sunday, January 13 at 8 pm. New member forms timestamped before Sunday 1/13 at 8pm will not be considered.


  • Parents will receive confirmation of their registration within 1 day of completion. Online payment will 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 6 month membership to so that they can learn and practice chess at home (this membership has a $25 value). 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 

To pay for LES Chess Club, go to online checkout here. Payment is due by 1/31 at 8pm.