Chess Opportunities at the Pavilion

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2015 Spring Chess School

For kids ages 5-16
Twin Cities Chess Club and the Chess Club of Minnesota are offering a Sunday Chess School at the Hopkins Pavilion.


  • Igor Rybakov—USCF-rated tournament chess player, named the Best Chess Coach of Minnesota in 2010
  • Chess Master Tim Lee—chess coach of many US champions and finalists
  • Chess Master Tatyana Zitselman—past member of the US Women’s Team


Sundays, April 12 - May 31, 2015

Program sections and costs

  • Beginner 12:00am-1:00pm $77
  • Intermediate 1:10-2:30pm $84
  • Advanced 2:40-4:00pm $84
  • Training Tournaments* 4:30-7:30pm $70


Complete and return Spring Chess School Registration form

*You can participate in training tournaments on a drop-in basis for $10/Sunday.

Summer Chess Camp

Monday - Friday, Aug 10-14, 2015
For kids 5-16

Twin cities Chess Club invites chess players of all ages to learn from the best. Camp will be taught by Igor Rybakov, the USCF- rated tournament chess player who was named the Best Chess Coach of Minnesota in 2010.

The program offers classes for everyone from as young as 5 to advanced players. Besides learning chess indoors, the kids will enjoy various outdoor activities in the playground and arena.

  • Full Day 8:30am-4:30pm, $230
  • Morning Session: 8:30am-12:30pm, $140
  • Afternoon Session: 12:30pm-4:30pm, $140

For full day campers, please bring a lunch and drink. Snacks provided.

To register, complete and return Summer Chess Camp Registration form