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Exciting News!

PALS founder and Head Coach Lior Lapid successfully defended his title over the May 27-29th weekend, becoming the 2016 Colorado State Chess Champion! The round-robin tournament was five rounds in a field of six of the top chess masters in Colorado. Click below for a complete crosstable from the event.

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Upcoming Events

We're holding five summer chess camps in Littleton and Centennial this summer! Summer camps are tons of fun and a great way for your kids to enhance their love of chess, learn new strategies and make new friends. Read all about it 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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