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


Please check back for the information on our next Tournament


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


Fall 2014

We are now registering for our 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, please 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.