Chess Kings is currently accepting registration for 2017 Fall programs. We are a Not-for-Profit chess teaching company that focuses on creating quality chess programs and helping everyone improve their chess playing ability. Step 1: Register Click here to fill out our online registration form. Then, proceed below to step 2. Step 2: Payment Click here to pay online. Thank you… Read More Chess Kings Registration Fall 2017
The Not-for-Profit Chess Kings offers 2016 Educational and Curriculum Guidelines for anyone looking to teach the game of chess at schools, clubs, and recreation centers. These guidelines are meant to ensure that chess programs meet quality standards and make adequate yearly progress in students’ tactical and strategic ability. Given the vast array of chess instruction programs, camps,… Read More Chess Kings Releases 2016 Educational Guidelines
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Also known as the Greek Gift, this sacrifice begins with Bxh7+ and leads to a decisive attack.
Check out the Chess Kings informational brochure, which explains how our after school programs work and our teaching philosophy. Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the brochure on a new page.
Chess Kings Not-for-Profit is dedicated to providing quality chess programs for people of all ages. We teach in the classroom after school, on our YouTube channel, and at summer camps. Since 2012, we have offered free online chess instruction videos that have received over 40,000 views and 250 subscribers from over 150 different countries! We want… Read More Donate
Here are three tips for schools to have successful chess programs. Does your school have a chess program? If not, hire Chess Kings. We would be happy to teach at your school. We offer 6-week sessions for $60.00 and 12-week sessions for $120.00. We offer classes in the Chicago area – after school, during lunch,… Read More Three Tips for Schools
Check out Sergey Karjakin’s Rook sacrifice for two pawns against Fabiano Caruana at the Moscow Candidates Tournament on March 28th, 2016. Karjakin will qualify for the World Championship Match versus Magnus Carlsen in November in New York. 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 a6 8.O-O-O Bd7 9.f4 h6… Read More Karjakin vs. Caruana, Candidates Tournament
At Chess Kings, our mission is to provide quality chess programs that have results for the students. We aim to teach schools how to run successful programs in the most cost effective ways. Our goals for schools are the following: 1. Encourage schools to own their own chess sets. 2. Ask teachers to help with… Read More Letter to Schools
Here are some tips to improve your chances for success in a chess tournament: 1. Always get a good night sleep before the first round. This is crucial to playing well. Chess tournaments can last up to twelve hours per day and most professional tournaments are 2-4 days long. A chess match involves being able… Read More 10 Tournament Preparation Tips