• Wednesday Evenings

    November 10 – February 23, 5:30-7:20 pm

    Research has shown that chess enhances scholastic ability and athletic focus, improving scores and overall performance in both areas…and we have FUN! 

    Coaches Colette Fairchild Saganich and Dianna LaMantia will lead the team for the 9th season along with other helpful volunteers.

    The club is open to St. Mary students in grades 3-8; strict limit of 40 students.

    COST: $50 per student, covers instruction, snacks, handouts, t-shirts. (make checks payable to Dianna LaMantia)

    2021-2022 Meeting Dates

    • November 10, 17
    • December 1, 8, 15
    • January 12, 19, 26
    • February 9, 23

    St. Mary Chess Tournament

    Saturday, February 12 (9:30 a.m.– 3 p.m.)

    Games Night

    Saturday, March 5, 6:30 pm – 10 pm 

    Time & Format

    We will meet on WEDNESDAYS from 5:30 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.  The first hour will be instruction; the second hour will be supervised open play.     

    As Always:

    • Every skill level is welcome – we can teach any student that is interested in learning chess and improve even advanced players.
    • Middle school players may earn service hours if they are able to coach other students or assist the coaches. All will get instruction as appropriate.
    • Guest parents and former GBCC members are invited to join in chess play at any Meeting.
    • Parents who do not play may come to learn, observe, and help keep everything running smoothly.