No matter what background your child has with chess they are guaranteed to learn valuable skills with SJIC’s chess program. From just learning how the pieces move to high level tournament play our classes are meant to unlock your child’s full potential in critical and strategic thinking starting at the age of 5!


Introducing the rules of the game, the board, and the pieces as well as basic decision making skills around strategy and tactics. The course focuses on understanding important chess patterns which are used as foundation for further progress.


Develop advanced strategic planning, decision making, and positional play in order to enable players to play competitively against higher rated tournament players.


Applying important chess and objective decision-making approach which allows the player to optimize tactical skills and strategic play. Classes are comprised of 60 minutes of instructions followed by 30 minutes of practice time.

Tuition Includes:

  • US Chess Federation Annual membership
  • South Jersey Chess Club annual membership
  • Gold membership to
  • Chess Steps Workbooks
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