The Seventh Annual MCDS Chess Camp was June 15-16, 2019.  Check back soon for information about Chess Camp in Summer 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.

Daily Schedule

9:45 a.m.   arrival/drop off
10  a.m. orientation
10:15–12 p.m.  interactive instruction
12 p.m. Lunch
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.



Check back soon for registration info for Chess Camp in summer 2020.



call:        650-850-6000