This is a perfect class for students starting from scratch.

In this class students will learn: how to set up the board, move of all the chess pieces and understand the rules of castling, check and checkmate.

Class Day:


Class Time:

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Student Expectations: 

Attend the classes scheduled. Submit completed homework each class.


All classes are conducted over an 6 week period, where students come

once per week.


Classes are always conducted in class sizes at or less than a 12:1

student/teacher ratio. Most classes have between 6-8 students.


Space limited to first 12 that apply to each class.


End of Course Goals: 

Students should be able to confidently move pieces, castle and understand the basic difference between check and checkmate.

Class Progression: 

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Spring 2020 Sunday Dates

Not available this session. We find that it's best for complete beginners to learn in person.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are postponing this class until May.


CCCSA Members: $150.00 / Six Week Session

Non-Members: $165.00 / Six Week Session

Join the CCCSA and Save - Only $40 a Year for Locals and $25/Year for Travelers


The CCCSA conducts weekly and monthly chess events such as weekly rated play, special events, lectures, classes, weekend tournaments.

The CCCSA is constantly making efforts to create partnerships with local and national educational programs to further the expansion of chess not only locally but nationally. 




10700 Kettering Drive

Unit E
Charlotte, NC 28226

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