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Chess schools and camps are listed at the discretion of the webmaster.
Northwest Chess does not endorse any specific school, camp or event.
See the Calendar link (above) for some specific chess events.
This list does not include school chess clubs. Some of those are listed on the main scholastic page.


Chess Schools & Camps in Washington and Oregon
SchYr = School year programs; Summer = Summer camps/classes/events

Chess School / Camp SchYr Summer Locations Contact Info
Chess4Life / Chess4Life Camps
(Extensive range of programs)
Yes Yes WA locations incl. Seattle, Bellevue Elliott Neff 425-283-0549
Chess Expansion Summer Intensive No Yes Seattle, WA Dr. David Roper 206-527-1020
Chess Flyer ? Yes Seattle, WA See form on website
Chess Odyssey
(Clubs, Camps and Private Lessons)
Yes Yes OR locations near Portland Peter Prochaska 503-504-5756
Chess Vision
(Camps and other programs)
Yes Yes OR locations near Portland Tony Hann 503-880-0581
Chess Works NW ? ? Portland, OR Carl Haessler 503-875-7278
The Evergreen School
Evergreen Chess Camp
? Yes Shoreline, WA Danielle Larway 206-957-1533
Hendricks Chess and Sports Camps ? Yes Sammamish, WA David Hendricks 425-868-3881
Hot Summer Chess (one-day events) No Yes Bellingham, WA Randy Kaech 360-384-2792
Inland Chess Academy Yes ? Spokane, WA play@inlandchess.org
Kovalsky Group Chess Class
(Lessons, Classes and Tournaments)
Yes Yes Sammamish, WA Bruce Kovalsky
Lake and Park School Summer Chess Fun No Yes Seattle, WA William Schill 206-940-1358
Master's Academy Boise Yes Yes Boise, ID 208-562-9785 (Academy) or
Open Window School ? Yes Bellevue, WA Jennifer Taylor
Orlov Chess Academy - Chessplayer.com (IM Georgi Orlov) Yes Yes WA locations near Seattle Georgi Orlov 206-387-1253
Sinanan, Josh Yes Yes WA locations near Seattle Josh Sinanan
Southside Chess No Yes Eugene, OR see website or 541-232-0328
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Cost: (includes magazine ad) $125.00 full year, $65.00 summer camp season only.