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

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

Classes Meet in Creation Station

Registration

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

Beginner & Intermediate Classes Available


Upcoming Classes

Beginner Class (Fall) – 2 SPOTS LEFT

5 Classes  |  Wednesdays (Sep. 11-Oct. 9)  |  4:15-5:15 p.m.

The Beginner Class is suitable for players ages 6 and older who are new to chess or have only a little experience playing the game.

Register Online

Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 12 Children.

Intermediate Class (Fall)

5 Classes  |  Wednesdays (Sep. 11-Oct. 9)  |  5:30-6:30 p.m.

The Intermediate Class is suitable for players ages 6 and older who have experience playing chess.

Register Online

Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 12 Children.


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.