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2024 Summer Chess Program
(5 Weeks - June 24-Jul 26)

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Sign Up for Summer Chess Program Using the Form Below:

Note: A PayPal account is not required to use this form - just choose "Check Out without a PayPal Account" (Pay with Credit or Debit Card).

Your registration will be confirmed via email when payment is received. Your child is not registered for the program until payment has been received and confirmed.

Change/Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations made by May 30 will refunded, less $50 cancellation fee. After May 30 no refund is available but you may switch to a different week at no charge, if space is available, and the request is made at least two weeks before your originally scheduled start date.

Photo Release: By registering for the summer chess program, you give permission for images taken during the program week, that may include your child participating in a program activity, to be used soley for promotion of chess education and program activities of Play More Chess Academy and the Hamden Chess Club, and waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto.

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2024 Summer Program Description

Tactics Lessons, Puzzles, Rapid & Blitz games; Bughouse, Simuls, Instructional lectures, Structured activities and supervised play. Learn and practice new Openings and develop tournament skills. Break-time activities include foosball and ping pong.

Who: Students Ages 8-17 who are comfortable playing complete games to checkmate and interested in developing tournament skills. Players will be grouped by their level of play and age.

Location: Play More Chess Academy, 1227 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT

Instructors and coaches:

Lead instructor: Jordan Groff, National Master

Additional instructors and coaches:
Rod Groff, PMCA founder
John Freeman (returning assistant coach)
Asher Luszcz (assistant coach)
Truman Kaczmarczyk (assistant coach)

2024 Summer Dates & Schedule Options:

Week Full Week
3 Full Days
Week 1: June 24-28 $350 $265


Week 2: July 1-5, No class on July 4 $285 $265


Week 3: July 8-12 $350 $265


Week 4: July 15-19 $350 $265


Week 5: July 22-26 $350 $265


Email: | Phone: 203.680.8456 | Hamden, CT