GRCC Kidz!

Do you have a child that would be interested in joining the Grand Rapids Chess Center? We have so many opportunities for your child to get involved in. See more information below. From 6:30-8:00 each night we run our GRCC Kidz program. Students get opportunities for league play, a club rating, lessons, and have a whole bunch of fun!

Have your child join the chess center for just $25/ a year and be apart of this great community! We meet from September through June each year.

GRCC Kidz Opportunties!

Chess Center Coaches
– Light Instruction Weekly
– Sportsmanship
– Encouragement and Fun

Improve Your Game
– Competitive Skills
– Chess Knowledge
– Tournament Prep!

Have Lots of Fun!
– Monthly Tournaments
– Fun Challenges
– Friends and Community

Start with a Membership!

To be a part of the Grand Rapids Chess Center you will need to get a membership. This will give you access to ALL of the benefits listed above! Memberships for students 18 years old and under is $25 per year. For larger families there are discounts available. Go to the membership page to download the form and fill out.

Start Attending!

Join our weekly meetings from 6:30-8:00. Coaching will occur throughout the night each week. Tournaments and special events will go from 6:45-7:30 each week. We meet from September through June.

Program Activities

League Play
Kidz will compete in a league each year. Points and record will be tracked all year. Most weeks a league game will be offered. This will allow coaches to work on tournament readiness, sportsmanship, and focus.

Monthly Hershey Challenge
The first meeting of each month kicks off with a Hershey King Challenge! For $5 a GRCC Kidz member they can compete in a one-night tournament. The winner gets a King Size Hershey and all participants get a Hershey bar out of the deal.

Group Classes
Starting soon our GRCC Kidz will have the option to participate in a group class that is regularly hosted at the chess center.

The next one is being held December 7th! Sign up soon! See more infor below.

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