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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Frequency

5-Week Class Series
Select Wednesdays, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
(Offered Once a Quarter)

Classes Meet in Creation Station

Registration

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

All Experience Levels Welcome


Upcoming Classes

Winter Class - CLASS FULL

5 Classes  |  Wednesdays (Jan. 8-Feb. 5)  |  4:15-5:15 p.m.

The winter class is suitable for players ages 6 and older of all skill levels. The class features two instructors, so beginners will have the opportunity to work on basic mechanics and gameplay while more experienced players work on skills development.

Register Online

Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 15 Children.


Contact Us

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Contact Education Manager Maggie Hancock at (434) 977-1025 x106 or maggie@vadm.org to learn more about the Museum’s Chess Mates class series.