Chess is one of the world's oldest games,

yet it has recently become one of the most beneficial

new pedagogical tools

for young students

Chess offers children
the opportunity to:

· Develop critical thinking
· Increase concentration
· Build memory
· Learn to analyze and evaluate
· Learn to recognize patterns
· Learn to think strategically
· Learn to solve problems
· Gain confidence
· Build discipline
· Learn good sportsmanship


Click HERE for information
on the next Tournament
on February 28, 2016


REGISTER for your school's Chess Club:
La Scuola MEDIA
Riverdale Country School

In school clubs, students study theory and chess strategy, learn new chess moves, and have a chance to apply their knowledge and practice their skills through playing with their fellow students.

Welcome to Checkmate School

Checkmate School offers private and semi-private lessons, group instruction, after-school programs, in-school Chess Clubs, holiday and school break chess camps and fun Chess Birthday Parties.

Information on our upcoming


Spring 2016
Private/Semi-private Lessons
Group Classes

Click on the link below to register:

To register for any of our group classes, go to the REGISTRATION page and complete the registration and payment steps.

To registrer for private and semi-private lessons, you can either fill in the REGISTRATION form, or E-MAIL us your request, and we will contact you with information on lessons and registration.

SCHOOLS: Click here to inquire about our after-school CHESS CLUBS and how to start your school's chess club conducted by Checkmate School.