Let's Play Chess!

Welcome to Dark Knight Chess, a place for all chess enthusiasts.

Scholastic Programs Include:

  • On - Campus School Group Lessons   - Chess Instructors come to  your school on a regularly scheduled  basis  and teach students everything  from fundamentals to advanced  tactics  depending on the individual  student needs. All instructors are USCF rated, experienced instructors, high rated tournament players and tournament directors.
  • Chess Camps - Dark Knight Chess specializes in providing customized Chess Camps for   school groups. If students are preparing for Regional's, State,   National's, or just need to improve on their chess skills, we can create   a custom chess camp to suit students needs. Chess  Camps can be held  at  your location as one - day Saturday events or can run as one - week   full day events during the Winter, Spring or Summer Break. Camps   consist of Structured Lessons, Tactics Practice, Problem Solving Skills   and a limited amount of free play.
  • Teacher Workshops - 4hr. workshops that will cover 1.) Starting a chess club, 2.) Teaching the basics of chess and 3.) Competitive chess in Texas. The workshop will also include a digital teacher's copy of Dark Knights Chess Lesson Plans along with worksheet printables that can be used with students. (with this program, teachers can learn to play chess along with their students)
  • On - Site USCF Tournament Management   - USCF Tournaments are run  and coordinated by Anthony Guerra, Local   USCF TD.                                                                                                                                           Our Part:

  1. Promote and distribute event information to all our chess contacts,  including faxing all area school districts.
  2. Coordinate registrations  (we do all the computer work and can handle the complete registration  process if desired.) 
  3. Provide all necessary Tournament Directors for the  Event. Assist in space planning and set-up.
  4. Submit the USCF Rating  Reports and provide the school with a complete break-down at the end of  the Event.
  5. Offer High  Quality, Low-Cost Trophies for the  Event.                                                                                                                                           School Part:  
  1. Assign a contact person
  2. Provide adequate space for   event.


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