Maxim is a former World Junior Champion, World #1 ranked Blitz player by WBCA for five years and a former President of the US Chess Federation. He has worked with both Kasparov and Karpov, preparing them for major chess tournaments and matches.
Jaan was among the top five players in the World and the coach of FIDE World Champion Alexander Khalifman when he won the World Chess Championship in Las Vegas. He is a Senior FIDE trainer and the author of a unique beginners book, 'Chess Gymnasium' which utilizes the renowned Russian training system.
The camp site is located in a NY landmark building, originally built for the Civic Club just before the turn of the 20th along with the St.Vartan's Park less than two blocks away, will provide excellent ground for your child's chess and outdoor activities during the summer weeks.
The Champs Camp welcomes children ages 5-15. Campers will be split up in groups and teams according to age, chess level and friendships as best as possible.
Children will be entertained by being involved in team and individual games designed to improve memory, logic and creative thinking. Trophies, medals and prizes await all campers!!
Distinguished Grandmasters Maxim Dlugy and Jaan Ehlvest are bringing you the best Chess Instruction in New York !
243 E 34th St New York, NY 10016
Camp Dates June 23, 2014 – June 27, 2014
July 7, 2014 - July 11, 2014 July 21, 2014 - July 25, 2014
July 28, 2014 - August 1, 2014 August 25, 2014 - August 29, 2014
Camp Schedule 08:00-08:45Early Drop off and playing with instruction ($15 extra/day) 08:45-09:00Drop off and settling in 09:00-10:00Chess Lesson 10:00-10:30Chess play / Trivia and Memory games 10:30-11:30Camp Tournament - Game / 30 11:30-13:30Fun Activities, Playground games, and Hot Lunch (included) 13:30-14:30Advanced Chess Coaching / Supervised Playground Activities 14:30-15:30Bughouse and Blitz with instruction 15:30-15:45Snack (Included) 15:45-16:45Chess related videos and Team games 16:45-17:00Pick Up
Instructors Besides GM Maxim Dlugy, Champs Camp instructors are very experienced and fun-loving and have proven themselves by teaching kids chess in various settings. Teaching children is their passion and their enthusiasm is infectious!
Cancellation/Change Policy A full refund minus a $50 registration fee is given if cancellation request is received 15 days before camp. After this, refunds will not be provided. If a child is sick and is unable to attend the camp, a doctor’s note is required for a refund minus registration fee to be provided.
Parent-Only Classes —June 26th, July 10, July 24, July 31, Aug 28 Join us on Thursday the week of your Chess camp for our parent-only class. Parents who have never played chess before will learn the basic rules and opening tactics. For parents who know about chess, our chess camp instructors will review opening principals, discuss tactics and strategies will be discussed. When: Thursday 3:00pm - 5:00pm Cost: $50
Where: Camp Location