The June 2020 dates for Chess Camp 2020 have been cancelled per Forward Dane guidelines. We may be rescheduling for sometime in August 2020; please stay tuned for more information.

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.



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