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Chess Mates

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Does your child like to play chess? Is he or she interested in learning to play this timeless game? Exercise his or her mind muscles at Chess Mates! Multi-week class series focus on building an understanding of chess and having fun while developing creativity, executive function, and math skills. Chess Mates is led by guest coaches John Teixeira, a two-time Albemarle and Charlottesville area chess champion with 45 years of experience playing and coaching, and Aaron Osborne, the current No. 1 Class C player in Virginia.

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Multi-Week Classes
Select Wednesdays, Times Vary
(Offered Year-Round)

Classes Meet in Creation Station


Ages 6 & Up
$80 Per Child
Annual Members: 15% Off

Beginner & Intermediate Classes Available

Upcoming Classes

There are no Chess Mates classes currently scheduled

Chess Mates will be offered again starting in January. For other programming, check out Programs.

Contact Us

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Contact Director of Operations Lindsay Jones at (434) 977-1025 x102 or operationsdirector@vadm.org to learn more about the Museum’s Chess Mates series.