Chess Team News

Columbia Elementary Chess Team

What is chess team?

Chess team is for kindergarten through 5th grade CES students who already have an understanding of chess and are ready to compete in tournaments. Students can begin in rated or non-rated sections. Students are encouraged to participate in 2+ local tournaments each year.


Where: CES Media Center

When: Thursdays 4:00-5:00 pm (starting Sept. 2)

Cost: $20/year (student must also be a member of the USCF to compete in rated tournaments)

Arrival & Dismissal (Bus Lane)

Our coaches come from high school, so we start at 4:00. Please drop off your student at 4:00 and pick up your student at 5:00 at the front of the school. Please park in the bus lane to minimize students in the parking lot.

Questions? Email Ms. Hendrie