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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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Exciting News!!

On January 18-19, PALS Online Academy student Calvin DeJong won the K-6 Colorado State Championship with a perfect 6-0 score for the second year in a row!! Congratulations to Calvin for yet another impressive performance. To find out more about our online chess academy, click below.

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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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