After School Chess

PS 41’s popular after school chess program has three sessions per school year (Fall, Winter, and Spring). The program is open to all levels of players. All classes will be held in person at PS 41.

Register online for Fall 2022 click REGISTER HERE

Please make checks payable to NY Chess Fund. Please put your child’s name in the memo line.  Payments must be dropped off in the PS 41 main office (Room 109) in an envelope marked “Jeremy Scheinbach/PS 41 After School Chess.” If you have any questions, email Jeremy Scheinbach at ps41chess@gmail.com.

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Grades PreK-1 on Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:45-4:30pm

Chess teachers Jeremy Scheinbach and Roman Krant will divide the time evenly between 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). Students of all levels of play are welcome. Students can register for either day or both.

Grades 2-5 on Wednesdays 2:45-4:30pm

Chess teachers Jeremy Scheinbach and Roman Krant will divide the time evenly between instruction and supervised game play. Instruction will include master game analysis, basic and advanced tactics (pins, forks, discoveries, deflections), and endgame play. Students of all levels of play are welcome.

Grades 2-5 Advanced Chess on Wednesdays 2:45-4:30pm

This class is designed for experienced tournament players with US Chess ratings 800+  Permission is required to register for this class.

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FALL 2022 SCHEDULE AND RATES

Tuesdays: 9/13, 9/20, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, and 12/20 – 13 classes $455

Wednesdays: 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, and 12/21 – 14 classes $490

Thursdays:  9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/15, and 12/22  – 13 classes $455

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Capacity will be limited. Availability will be on a first come first serve basis. Please fill out the registration form at the top of this page. You will receive a confirmation email within two days of registering.

Notify your child’s teacher that they will be coming to chess. All classes will be held at PS 41 from 2:45-4:30pm. All students will be dismissed at 4:30pm to a parent/guardian outside at the doors on 11th Street closest to 6th Avenue by the flagpole.

After school chess registration takes place in September, January, and April. Late registrants are welcome based on availability and will be a charged a prorated fee.