Chess Masters Summer Program

Learn with the Masters! Grandmaster Thomas Luther and FIDE Trainer, Woman International Master Beatriz Marinello!

June 24 – June 28, 2019 and August 19-23, 2019

Monday – Friday; 9:00am – 3:00pm

Location: The British International School of New York (Language Center)

20 Waterside Plaza New York, NY 10010-2612 (South Lobby)

Novice, Intermediate and Advanced levels welcome!

Open to all schools and students Ages 5 – 18.

Advanced registration is required.

Description of Program

Our chess program uses an interactive and hands-on approach for kids to learn chess with fun and engaging activities. Our activities include chess instruction and lessons, a Chess Lab which includes worksheets, problem solving, and more tactics. Kids will also participate in class tournament games with notation and clocks making this an exciting and rewarding experience. Kids will love learning chess with these fun and effective strategies.


Children must bring their own lunch. Snacks will be provided. Please be sure to indicate any allergies and health concerns on your enrollment form.

Program Fees:

Memorial Day Special! Advanced Registration extended to May 28, 2019:

  • Weekly fee: $449;
  • Daily fee: $119

Registration Fees after May 28, 2019:

  • Weekly fee: $549
  • Daily fee: $139

Refunds: A full refund minus a $100.00 cancelation fee, is provided for cancellation requests received 30 days prior to program start date. No refunds are provided if the cancellation is not received 30 days prior to program start date without a doctor’s note or due to extenuating circumstances.

Late Pick Up:

Class dismissal is at 3pm. Children picked  up between (3:05pm – 3:20pm will incur an additional $25.00/per session when late; After 3:20 pm, parent will be charged an additional $15.00 for every 15 minutes (rounded up).


GM Thomas Luther
Grandmaster, Author

GM Thomas Luther

  Grandmaster Thomas Luther is a German chessplayer and author. In one of his most recent books “Luther’s Chess Reformation” he responds to questions such as: What do I have to learn and to master? What do I have to do to achieve that? How do I train properly? Don’t miss this chance to train with...
WIM Beatriz Marinello
FIDE Trainer, Woman International Master, World Renowned Coach, Director of Programs

WIM Beatriz Marinello

FIDE Trainer, WIM, Beatriz Marinello, is a world renowned coach, captain & player of the US Women Olympic Chess team (1994). She is a recipient of the prestigious Chess Educator of the Year Award by the University of Texas Dallas, an award that recognizes her outstanding contributions to chess in education over the years. Beatriz...