Classes

Note: Our live programs require masks and are held in large rooms. We play 3 feet apart and air filters are in each room.

Students will learn the FUNdamentals of opening, middle and endgame play. There will be a supervised review of vital lessons taught each class.  The meat of the classes is our challenge play section.  During Challenge play students will:

  • Challenge each other
  • Challenge Coaches and Coaches challenge students through Simuls
  • Play matches rated and unrated
  • Analyze matches played

Students will enjoy their time in class while beginning to develop critical thinking patterns

Location: NEMA, 123 Muller Rd., Burlington, MA 01803

Schedule Jan – May 2022

Saturday Next Level Challenge Play Classes

Live at NEMA

Time 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Dates:
Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 8, 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21

FUNdamental Class

  • Ages 5 and up.
  • Master classes for both beginners and talented young students for 45 minutes.
  • 2 locations to choose.

January – May 2022 Schedule

Location: NEMA, 123 Muller Rd., Burlington, MA 01803

Saturday Schedule – 3:00-3:45 PM and 3:45-4:30 PM

Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26
Apr 2, 8, 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21

Fundamental Memberships

  • Monthly recurring autopay required.
  • Classes are non-transferable to the next month.
  • 2nd child discount

Cost:
4 classes | $100

6 classes | $140

8 classes | $175

Drop In Rate: $35.00


Choose a Schedule



Drop In Rate




FMCA Remote Friday Night League

  • FMCA club on Chess.com
  • Teams of 4
  • Master analysis following matches

Fee: $85.00/month




FUNdamental Class
in Ashland

  • Ages 5 and up.
  • Master classes for both beginners and talented young students for 45 minutes.

Location: 30 Main St., Ashland, MA 01721

Sunday Schedule – 3:00-3:45 PM

Jan 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Apr 3, 10, 17, 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Cost:
4 classes | $100

6 classes | $140

8 classes | $175

(2nd child discount)

Choose One



2022 Summer Live Program/Camp

During this summer session, we will cover all three important parts of the game: opening, middle and endgame. There will be team games on big chess board, outside activities, chess art, mini in-house tournament, T-shirts, trophies, medals, prizes and surprises for all.

  • Master Coach instruction
  • Tournament
  • Prizes
  • Outside activities
  • Variant chess games

Dates/Locations:

Burlington Location & Dates:
NEMA; 123 Muller Rd., Burlington, MA 01803

Mon-Fri, July 11-15

Mon-Fri, July 18-22

Ashland Location & Dates:
30 Main St., Ashland, MA 01721

Mon-Fri, July 25-29

Mon-Fri, Aug 1-5

Time:

9am-4pm full day

9am-12pm or 1-4pm half day

Cost: $400 for the week; $225 for half days

(Register early as rate will increase after April 15.)

Notes:

Spacious Rooms.
Bring your own (nut free) lunch.


Sessions to Choose



Private Lessons

Private Coaching is invaluable to the success of a chess student.  All of the best players in the world have received some kind of private coaching.  If you’re serious about chess, DO NOT overlook this opportunity.  You can expect faster development because our curriculum will teach you the following:

  • To develop the fundamentals of Chess by using the Contact Method
  • Pinpoint key Opening and Endgame fundamental skills
  • Improve the visualization and logic skills through specific patterns of thinking
  • Analyze your games with specific objective of pinpointing strengths and weaknesses
  • Improve in all phases of the game and learn to think like a Chess Master
  • Positional strategic and tactical thinking to bring your mind in line with the masters mind

It gets better…we also offer online coaching if you want to work with us, but are not our neighbor

We will coach online and let you know exactly what you need to set up for success.  The key is, we meet you where you are.

Private Lessons
Cost: $40.00 for 30 minutes