The “Chess Gang” meets on Mondays from 3-5 p.m. in the Program Room, Monday, January 6 through Monday, May 19.
Additionally, Chess Gang “Family Fun Nights” are scheduled for the first Thursday of each month (except for January, which will be held on Thursday, January 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.) from 6:00-8:30 p.m. in the Carnegie Building (the old library). Kids – ‘Bring an adult’ to Family Fun Nights. Family Fun Nights consist of: introductions, a brief “chess talk” and a tournament.
The Chess Gang is a chess club for 8-14 year-olds that meets to learn the game with some instruction and lots of playing. The gang’s mentor is Mr. Robert Bemben of Levering. No sign-up is required, just show up. This activity is free.
Here are a couple of websites to help to get you started before you come:
www.chesskids.com: Teach your kids how to play chess with our free online chess course. Interactive chess lessons, quizzes, videos, games and puzzles for kids. Play chess against the computer. Free online chess books for kids to download and print. Everything parents need to give their children the best possible start in chess. A unique chess site for kids, teachers and parents. Creator, author and webmaster: Richard James
ChessKid.com: Learn to play chess! Play chess with kids around the world! It’s free!