Class Duration: 60 Minutes / Tuesdays / Weekly

Age: 5+ / 14 people

Registration: Class size limited, $35 per session at 15 sessions. NO REFUND after the program registration deadline. A $10.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund in the event of program cancellation due to low enrollment, a full refund will be issued.


Our Teacher

Derrick Bryant

Mr. Derrick has been teaching chess for 20 years. He's taught in both private and public schools. In 2009 he lead the 1st African American girls team to championship and conquered all kinds of Nationals. His son Jehron became one of the youngest African American National Master at age 13. Mr. Derrick currently works with the world chess champion Garry Kasparov Foundation.

Beginner Level (K1-K4)

Tuesday 6:00PM-7:00PM

No prior experience needed, but student passion to learn chess essential. They will learn about the proper movement of each piece, board coordinates, castling, check, captures, checkmate, stalemate and more. The goal is to enhance their love of the game, with its' rich complexities, while teaching them to think and create at a higher level.

Intermediate Chess (K3 and Up)

Tuesday 6:00PM-7:00PM

Knowledge of chess rules required. Some USCF tournament experience preferred.

All participants will learn chess through a “hands on” approach. They will be encouraged to solve various tactical and strategical problems from various opening, middle-game and endgame positions. They will compete with each other.

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