Championship Chess News

New Summer Camps Announced

Our Summer Camp List…

Just Keeps Growing

If you haven’t checked out our Summer Camp list recently, then you’re not up on the latest summer chess opportunities. We’ve now added more full and half-day camps, including Chess & Tennis and Chess & Swim!

If you have questions about any of these great opportunities, or would like to add chess to your own upcoming camp, contact



Get Ready for the K-12 Spring Fling

6th Annual K-12 Spring Fling: June 10, 2017
$27 Advance Registration Fee

through Midnight May 30 

This great annual tournament is open to any player in grade 12 and below. (4SS/G30,d5 in all Rounds, except G/45,d5 in Round 4 only for U1100 and Premier Sections) With 6 Sections, 4 Rated and 2 Unrated, there are great options for successful competition for everyone.

Registration Cap: 160 players

Click for details and registration

Contact Coach Tim Brookshear at 770-633-6718.



Keep Chess Skills Sharp at Championship Chess Summer Camps

Get Set with Summer Chess Camps

Summer chess camps are a great way for players to keep their skills sharp after School Chess Clubs end. Our summer camp list is growing fast. Whether full-day, half-day or merged with other great activities, we have camps that are right for you and taught by some of our top coaches.


Try a full-day of Chess and Tennis at Centerville Community Center with Coach Rodney Lewis.  Or, go for intense half-day chess camps for beginners and players at Woodward M…


SuperNationals VI: Mother's Day Weekend

SuperNationals VI

May 12-14, 2017

Gaylord Opryland

Nashville, TN

SuperNationals VI, open to anyone in grades K-12, is the most exciting Scholastic Tournament of the school year and it’s coming soon. Make your plans to attend now while registration is still only $50. With 25 different sections, there’s one that’s right for any of our players, even if yet unrated. With so many Team Trophies, there’s a good chance your team could bring home a National trophy for your school.


Hotels a…


Winter Blast Update

4th Annual Winter Blast: Saturday, March 4, 2017
$32 Advance Registration Fee
Extended through Midnight Tuesday


This is one of our best annual tournaments. It's open to any player in grade 12 and below. (4SS/G30,d5 in all Rounds, except G/45,d5 in Round 4 only for U1100 and Premier Sections) With 7 Sections, 5 Rated and 2 Unrated, there are great options for successful competition. Advanced Registration, just $32, must be received by midnight Tuesday, February 28. Click for details an…


Championship Chess Gets Ready for State

Get Ready for the K-8 State Team Championships
March 25 at Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee


First, congratulations to all the participants at the State Team Qualifier who helped their schools qualify for the 2017 State Championships. Special kudos go out to all our Championship Chess Schools. Here’s the results for our Qualifying Teams:

K-1 Section: Trinity and Daves Creek were part of a 3-way tie for first. Woodward came in 6th and Vanderlyn also qualified. In this section,…


Get Ready for Chess Season


The Scholastic Chess Season Is About to Take Off!

Championship Chess is in Nashville at the final big scholastic tournament of the year, the National K-12 Grade Championships. Gaylord’s is brightly lit for the holidays—from fountains that dance to miniature hot air balloons that float above the crowd. Our Players’ Room is also abuzz with family excitement and chess analysis, tips and prep.

But, it’s not too early to look forward to the new year of scholastic chess. January starts it …


National K-12 and Players' Room in Nashville

Nashville Bound for the

2016 National K-12 Grade Championships
December 16-18

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
Open to any player grade 12 and below.


Be part of the excitement. Join several thousand chess players and compete for Team and Individual Trophies and the amazing Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. It’s an exciting weekend for all the family in the nine acres of indoor gardens and stunning waterfalls. You can even ride on the Delta Flatboat through t…


Fall Kickoff: Results Are In

9th Annual Fall Kickoff Results


The tournament was a great kickoff for the scholastic chess year. With over 150 participants there was lots of great competition. This was our first tournament at the Peachtree Corners Baptist Church and we’d like to thank them for their support and hospitality.


Championship Chess sends Kudos to all the players with a special shout-out to the winners.


Co- Champs for the Premier Section: 1100 and Above

There were 14 players in this section. The co-…


October 8: National Chess Day

National Chess Day: October 8, 2016


Did you know there is a National Chess Day? This year, it falls on October 8. Former President Gerald Ford first declared October 9, 1976, as National Chess Day “To give special recognition to a game that generates challenge, intellectual stimulation, and enjoyment for citizens of all ages.” But, the day was not made official and most people forgot about it.


For the past few years, however, Congress has declared the second Saturday of October as Na…


Get Started with the 9th Annual Fall Kickoff

Announcing the 9th Annual

Fall Kickoff Scholastic
September 24th 
Peachtree Corners Baptist Church

Note: Change of Address
4480 Peachtree Corners Circle
Peachtree Corners, GA

This is a Championship Chess Signature Tournament.


The Fall Kickoff is one of our biggest and best K-12 tournaments. It’s a great time to give a jumpstart to your game. And, to celebrate the Kickoff of our new Website, we’re going to extend the $25 Early Entry Fee deadline through Monday, September 19.



August 1, 2016

Camp Kicks Off Chess for the

Coming School Year


Coach Rodney Lewis and his crowd of chess and tennis enthusiasts ended July with a bang. The last Chess and Tennis Camp at Centerville Community Center in Snellville ended with a Round Robin Tournament and lots of smiling winners and runners-up.


Look carefully at the white board behind the players. Can you define the chess terms there?





Keep checking our News and Calendar to find out when Coach Rodney’s  next Chess and …


July 2016

Announcing Our New and Improved Website

More information, more action and news you can use. We are growing each day, so check in to find out what’s happening.


Coming in September:

·        Register for your club online and you and your children will become part of this vibrant site.

·        Find videos, activities, games, puzzles and more to help your family improve chess skills.


Coming in October:

·        Use puzzles and activities to start testing and winning Chess for Succ…


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