Ben Franklin Chess Club

Welcome to the Ben Franklin Chess Club!

  • Day: We meet on Mondays before school from 8:00am-9:05am in Room 133.
  • Cost: Tuition is $220 per student per 10 week session.
  • Dates: We are still confirming the schedule with Ben Franklin 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:
    • 20-minutes of practice play while coaches give feedback.
    • 20-minutes of interactive and engaging lessons
    • 25-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 Tim leads the Franklin Chess Club along with Coach Travis.
  • Contact: If you have any questions, please reach out to: schools@excelwithchess.com