Cowles Montessori Chess Club

Chess is a valuable skill that can boost confidence, as well as focus, analytical thinking, and problem solving skills. It is a great opportunity to learn good sportsmanship and courtesy as well.


Fall Chess Club will be on Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm and will run for 8 weeks. Chess Club does not meet when school is not in session or dismisses early.

Winter Club: 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, (NO CLUB 12/25, 1/1), 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5

Spring Club: 2/19, 2/26, 3/4, 3/11, (NO CLUB 3/18, 3/25), 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22

Open to 1st-8th Grade

There are no skill level restrictions, but it is strongly encouraged that players know general piece movement and understand checkmate before joining club.

Players will be able to play each other in a casual environment. A brief lesson will occur at the beginning of each session. Worksheets and growth materials will be available and incentivized but not required. Guidance and additional instruction will be available from Coach Jim.

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