Event Details

Hello Clermont Elementary School! WE are “YOUR BEST CHESS”. We are very excited to be your Chess instructors this year! We teach all grade levels (Kindergarten - 6th) and all skill levels, including youngsters who have never played. Let me introduce myself: I am DR. B. My co-instructor, Ferry Pattipeilohy and I are READY for eight (8) additional students to enroll in the program. The curriculum we have developed is courtesy of a combined 55 years of chess playing/teaching experience. Accordingly, we have established the following objectives for ALL "Your Best Chess" students:

1. Have FUN!!!

2. Learn Chess!!!

3. Think, reason and problem-solve!!!

4. Improve your game!!!

5. Play in tournaments to gauge your progress!!!

6. Equally, if not MORE important….Learn “LIFE SKILLS”: Accountability, Sportsmanship, Plan for Future/Strategy, Self Confidence, Growth in Self-esteem….

Day: Tuesdays from 7:55 – 8:55 a.m.

Cost: $125 per student (Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27)

*“Tournament Trophy Day” on Tuesday, February 27th at 7:55 a.m.—all parents welcome!

Chess Set & Carry Bag: If you don't have a Chess board set at home, you will definitely need one in order to practice what you've learned each week! Order online now, at the same time you register (offer will pop up AFTER you’ve submitted all payment info), and Dr. B will hand-deliver it to you during class. (Orders should arrive by Week 2.) $25.00/Set (Includes board, pieces and carry-bag).

*Please note: Students “earn” their trophies by receiving points throughout the session for participation. In addition, it will be a requirement to participate in the Class Tournament (very FUN event) on Tues., Feb. 27th, in order to receive trophy.

Remember, we can accept eight (8) additional students, so register as soon as possible! We also greatly appreciate ALL REFERRALS.

  • When: Tue Jan. 9 - 7:55 am
    Tue Feb. 27 8:55 am

  • Address: 5720 Clermont Dr
    Alexandria VA,US 22310

  • Web: Visit Website