(914) 241-0797 77 Kensico Dr., Mt Kisco, NY 10549 Weekdays 5:30am – 10:00pm Weekends 6:30am – 6:00pm
(914) 242-9760 333 N. Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco, NY 10549 Weekdays 5:00am – 10:00pm Weedends 6:30am – 6:00pm

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Chess Camp


Chess Camp at Saw Mill Club

This summer, The Westchester Chess School will be holding a series of one week chess camps at Saw Mill Club.

Camp Features

  • Students will learn tactics, opening principles and endgame theory
  • Chess notation and use of the chess clock will be covered
  • Chess etiquette and everything needed to be able to play in a tournament will be covered
  • We will take breaks from chess to get exercise at the club’s pool and basketball court
  • Chess camp run by Peter Barkman, veteran chess teacher, player and tournament director
  • Advanced students and those who already have a rating will cover difficult material
  • Interested students will be able to play USCF rated games during the camp and get a USCF
    (United States Chess Federation) rating.

Chess Camp Daily Schedule

10:00 – 11:30 Chess Class
11:30 -12:00 Lunch
12:00 – 1:00 First Recreation Period
1:00 – 2:00 Chess Class
2:00 – 3:00 Second Recreation Period
3:00 – 4:00 Chess Class


You may choose any week or weeks

Week 1 August 19 to 23
Week 2 August 26 to August 30

  • Campers must bring their own lunch, or lunch can be purchased at the club
  • Students can sign up for one or more weeks


Regular Registration Fee: $500 per week

Make checks payable to:

Peter Barkman
364 South Riverside Avenue
Croton, NY 10520

View Registration Form

Contact Chess Camp Director Peter Barkman for more info:

Phone: (914) 271-5325
Email: pbarkman2@gmail.com