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AGES: 5-15 years old
REGISTRATION: March 1- June 8

CLASS DAY:  Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Date: June 14 - Aug 2

No Class July 5 

Beginners (Ages 5-12) 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Beginners will learn the basic concepts, strategies and how to apply those techniques to move against your opponent. Beginning players should be able to recognize the numbers 1 - 8 and know the lower case letters a-h and upper case letters K Q B R N

Advanced (Ages 10-15)

This class is where participants can brush up on skills and learn new strategies

Tournament for all participants will be held on Thursday, July 27

Snacks will be provided at each class

Class will be held at the Community Center

Boys 11-18 May take the Class to earn their chess Merit Badge.  To fulfill all of the requirements we will hold an extra class on Aug 3rd.  Cost will be an extra $10. 

CLASS FEE: $48  with shirt and $ 58 with shirt Merit Badge opption

$6.00 discount if no shirt is ordered
Register by May 17th in order to guarantee a shirt


The chess club is a great way to learn the game of chess including basic concepts, strategies, and how to apply these techniques.  The advances class is where you can brush up on your skills and learn new and advanced strategies to use against your opponents.

The class will end with a tournament on Thursday, Aug 2 for all participants.  The tournament will include lunch and awards.

 New Summer Swiss Chess Tournament

Date: Saturday– July 14, 2018 

Place: Pleasant Grove Community Center

Address:  547 S Locust Avenue Pleasant Grove Utah  84062

Cost: Registration: $16.(Includes lunch) Must be received no later April 25- Thereafter $21  you can mail in your registration form below to the Address above or Register on line at rec.plgrove.org-Click on Programs and Classes, then click Tournaments.

*Lunch Includes: 2 slices of pizza, soda and homemade cookies.(Parents may purchase a meal as well.)

Rules: USCF rules apply; however, this is NOT a USCF rated tournament

USCF rating will be used first; otherwise ratings will be assigned, by age or by the tournament director.

Time control: game in 30 minutes per player / Last round will be 45min per game. Each child will play all rounds

*Depending on number of players-4 to 5 rounds will be played

Section 1-Unrated 0-7yrs.or if you have never played in a tournament before. Check in- is the same time as Section 2

Section 2- A-Rating 100-599


B- Rating-600-900

  • Section 3- Rating 900 & Above
  • If you do not know your rating choose don't know rating and one will be given to you at tournament
  • Check in:
  •  8:30am- 9:10 am
  • Round 1: 9:15 am -10:15 am
  • Round 2:10:20am - 11:20 am
  • Round 3:11:25am -12:25pm
  • Lunch- 12:30pm 12:55pm
  • Round 4: 1;00pm-2:00pm
  • Awards 2:15- 2:45 pm if a 5th round last round will play at 2:15 and awards will follow

For more information please contact Vanessa at 801-785-6172 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Register online here.