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School Chess Clubs Registration

We're ready for yet another season of fun and learning with PALS scholastic chess clubs! New students will learn the basics of chess strategy while returning students will learn more advanced tactics and techniques. Click below to register your child or children for the Winter/Spring session.

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Upcoming Events

After an exciting year of chess learning, PALS Chess Academy looks forward to welcoming new and returning students to the school chess clubs, and wishes everybody a fun and educational semester ahead. PALS' "Chesstravaganza" tournament series is resuming on January 21st. Please register, and learn more about our friendly chess tournaments here!

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Our Head Instructor

National Master Lior Lapid is the founder of PALS Chess Academy. He is a former two-time National Champion in the K-9 and K-12 divisions, and a three-time New Mexico State Champion overall. Lior has over 15 years of experience teaching chess to children, and he recently developed his own 30-lesson curriculum for scholastic chess instruction.

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Great News!

PALS Head Coach Lior Lapid won the Colorado Closed, held from May 27-29th, and is now the 2016 Colorado State Chess Champion!

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