Alcott Chess Club

Welcome to the Louisa May Alcott Chess Club!

  • Day: We meet on Mondays after school from 3:50pm-5:00pm in the Library.
  • Cost: Tuition is $220 per student per 10 week session.
  • Dates: We are still confirming the dates with Cougar Ridge Elementary. Our tentative Fall Session starts on September 30 and runs until December 9. We will not have chess club on November 11. Our Fall make-up option will be for December 16.
  • Ages: All students grades K-5 are welcome to join our program. Students will be split up into multiple groups based on chess skill and experience!
  • Schedule:
    • 10-minutes of snack time during attendance
    • 20-minutes of practice play while coaches give feedback.
    • 20-minutes of interactive and engaging lessons
    • 20-minute club tournament round where we track results and pass out Trophies and Medals to our top finishers on the final class.
    • All students receive an Excel with Chess club t-shirt along with weekly optional homework sheets.
  • Coaching Team: Coach Pete leads the Louisa May Alcott Chess Club along with Coach Harrison.
  • Contact: If you have any questions, please reach out to: schools@excelwithchess.com