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Empower Your Child's Mind

Youth Chess at the Marshall Area YMCA

Chess is a fun game that fosters strategic thinking, creativity, concentration, and memory. Designed for all skill levels, chess at the YMCA provides a fun and engaging environment where children can learn the fundamentals of chess, make new friends, and develop valuable life skills.


March 21- May 9

This program is for beginner to intermediate players in grades 5 - 10. Chess Club will focus on improving all players' abilities, knowledge of moves, and tournament strategies. Multiple learning methods will be used, including in-person matches, instructional handouts and videos, and online play via Nintendo Switch.

  • Thursdays

  • 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

  • Members: $30 | Non-Members: $40

  • Maximum 10 participants

An optional session will be held on March 28 at our normal time.