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The After School Chess Club is an opportunity for boys and girls ages 5 and up, including adults to develop critical thinking skills while mastering the fundamentals of chess.  Participants will constantly be learning new techniques with the possibility to prepare to play in state competitions. 

Younger participants must be able to  recognize the following:

numbers 1-8,

lower case letters "a-h", 

upper case letters "K Q B R N"

This class will be an opportunity for kids & Adults to develop critical thinking skills while mastering the fundamentals of chess. They will constantly be learning new techniques and prepare to play in state competitions. Come and learn from one of the best chess teachers in the state. He has students who are rated 6th 24th, & 46 in the state and currently one of his students is the Jr. High State Champion. He also is Chess advisor for BYU, Provo High, and Dixon Jr. High. 


Each session is 6 weeks long and sessions are offered throughout the school year.  Classes are held each Thursday from 4:00 - 5:15 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Community Center, 547 South Locust Ave.

Participants can register for an entire session for $38.00 or attend individual classes for $8.00 per class.Discounts $6. per class is available at the Community Center for those who register for two or more sessions at once and must register early  for discount to be applied.

Sessions will run on the following dates:

Session Dates:

Session 3-Jan 4 – Feb 8

Session 4-Feb 15 – Mar 22


  • Earn Your Chess Merit Badge

You will need to register for class with the additional Saturday Class.  This will give opportunity for you to be proficient with Chess and participate in an in-depth class.

Merit Badge Finishing class Saturday after the last day of each session- theses are the dates for finishing class:

Feb 10,& March 24, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Because of the extra 2-hour Class this will require an additional $10 fee. 





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