Summer Chess Camp

Annual Madison Country Day School Chess Camp

The Fourth Annual Madison Country Day School Chess Camp was June 11-12, 2016.

Staffed by Wisconsin Chess Academy Grand Master Instruction (

 Ages 7 and up!

(Under 10 years of age needs Academy approval or parent to accompany them)

Players of all levels welcome – beginner to advanced tournament player!

Students are divided into small groups ranging from “complete beginner” to “advanced tournament player.” Instruction is interactive and includes:

  • small lectures/discussions
  • tactical contests
  • classes on chess strategy and positional play
  • analysis of games
  • friendly tournaments with prizes.

Daily Schedule
9:45 a.m.                   arrival/drop off
10:00  a.m.                orientation
10:15 -12:00 p.m.    interactive instruction
12:00 p.m.               
12:30 p.m.                sports and relaxation
2:15 – 4:30 p.m.        team/individual tournament
5:00 p.m.
                  pick up

Award ceremony on Sunday at 4:30 p.m.