The Eighth Annual MCDS Chess Camp will be on June 13-14, 2020

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.
  • lunch is provided each day!

Daily Schedule

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

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


Registration and more information

Registration form and info


Regular Registration: $225 two days/$125 one day
Due May 31

Late registration: $245 two days/$140 one day
After May 31

Family discount: Deduct $30 for each additional child in same family after the first full-paying participant



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call:        650-850-6000