Winter Trimester starts January 4, 2021. Open enrollment throughout – sign up any time!

Top notch chess teachers and instructors — Grandmaster Mackenzie Molner and FIDE National Instructor, Dora Martinez.

Description of Program

Open to all schools and students Ages 5 – 18. Novice, Intermediate and Advanced levels welcome!

Students learn chess with fun and engaging activities that include chess instruction, lessons, our ‘chess lab challenges’, game analysis and free weekly online tournaments for program students.

Young players will love learning chess with our fun and effective strategies – making this an exciting and rewarding experience.

Program Fees

1 & 2Tuesdays8 sessions left!$28
1 & 2Thursdays9 sessions left!$144
3 & 4Mondays6 sessions left!$144
3 & 4Wednesdays9 sessions left!$216
Each week, the sessions left in Winter program are adjusted to reflect days left.

2021 Calendar

1 & 2TuesdaysJan. 5, 12, 19, 26; Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; Mar. 2, 9, 20214:30 -5:30 pm
1 & 2ThursdaysJan. 7, 14, 21, 28; Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25; Mar. 4, 11, 20214:30-5:30 pm
3 & 4MondaysJan. 4, 11, 25; Feb. 1, 8, 22; Mar. 1, 8, 20214:30-6:00 pm
3 & 4WednesdaysJan. 6, 13, 20, 27; Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24; Mar. 3, 10, 20214:30-6:00 pm
Program is flexible for student’s with schedule conflicts. Classes are limited to the number of program sessions a student enrolls in but, can be interchanged with different program dates where needed and can be arranged on case by case basis.

Format & Technical Specs

Chess Levels I, II, III & IV — weekly synchronous lessons using Zoom and LiChess. Student Usernames, passwords and class materials will be provided.

Requirements: Computer or Tablet/iPad with audio and video capabilities.

Format: Zoom and LiChess online platform.


Grandmaster Mackenzie Molner
Grandmaster Mackenzie Molner Mackenzie Molner is US Grandmaster with many national titles to his name, including being the 2013 US Open Co-Champion. He was one of 12 players who qualified for the 2014 US Championships. Mackenzie has spent most of his life in NJ and won the state championship in 2008, 2017, and 2018. He...
NI, Dora Martinez
World Chess Federation (FIDE) National Instructor, Dora Martinez, is the program director, organizer and coach at Chess Educators. She has been involved in organizing National and International Chess Championships, is Councillor of the World Chess Federation DIS Commission and provides services for Non-Profit Organizations that help support chess programs around the world. She teaches and...