After School Chess

PS 41’s popular after school chess program (3:00-4:15pm) has three sessions per school year (Fall, Winter, and Spring). The program is open to all levels of players and is available to current PS41 students only.

Register online for virtual classes only for Fall 2020 HERE
For printed information click HERE

Payments can be made via PayPal to NY CHESS FUND linked to ps41chess@gmail.com email address, or via Venmo to Jeremy-Scheinbach. If you have any questions, email Jeremy Scheinbach at ps41chess@gmail.com.

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Grades PK-1 on Mondays and Wednesdays 3-4:15pm
Children will receive instruction and supervised game play. Instruction will include piece movement, pawn promotion, castling, basic opening strategies, basic checkmate patterns, master games analysis, and basic tactics (pins, forks, discoveries). Teachers will stress good sportsmanship and respect for the game and other players. Students of all levels of play are welcome. Students can register for either day or both.

Grades 2-5 on Tuesdays and Thursdays 3-4:15pm
Children will receive instruction and supervised game play. Instruction will include basic and advanced opening strategies, multiple checkmate patterns, endgame play, master game analysis, and basic and advanced tactics (pins, forks, discoveries, deflections). Teachers will stress good sportsmanship and respect for the game and other players. Students of all levels of play are welcome. Students can register for either or both.

Advanced Chess on Fridays 3-4:15pm
Children will receive instruction and supervised game play. Instruction will include advanced opening theory, positional evaluation, master game analysis, and advanced tactics. Teachers will stress good sportsmanship and respect for the game and other players. For students rated USCF 1000+ only. Please contact ps41chess@gmail.com before registering.

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FALL 2020 SCHEDULE AND RATES

Mondays: 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, and 12/21
(12 sessions) $300

Tuesdays: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 11/24, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, and 12/22  (14 sessions) $350

Wednesdays: 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, and 12/23
(13 sessions) $325

Thursdays: 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, and 12/17
(12 sessions) $300

Fridays: 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11, and 12/18  (12 sessions) $300

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All classes will be held on Zoom from 3:00-4:15.  Games will be played online using lichess.org.  After school chess registration takes place in September, December, and April. Late registrants are welcome based on availability and will be a charged a prorated fee.