Summer Chess Academy for Talented Youth

Cheshire Academy, 10 Main St, Cheshire, CT 06410

Elite training program & star – studded coaching staff

Summer 2017

Sessions I & II:  July 5 – 9  &  July 10 – 14

                        New:  7-day session: July 5 – 11

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Open to students rated 1900 – 2500   

Exceptional Coaching Line-up

OverviewChess instruction with distinguished Coaches Chess intensive schedule Small groups Instructional Tennis / Recreational Soccer & Kickball  Medical Service Low student to faculty ratio Residential: ages 10 – 17; Commuter: ages 8+

Location: Located in Central New England, Cheshire Academy is within driving distance to both New York City and Boston, and is close to multiple international airports

 We are excited to present! 

Head Coaches:

GM Lev Psakhis coached the Polgar sisters and helped Zsuzsa Polgar to become the Women World Champion and Judit Polgar to win matches against the former world champions Spassky and Karpov in ‘93 and ‘98.

– Mr. Psakhis also trained the top Israeli juniors – among them are Emil Sutovsky (2700) and Maxim Rodshtein (2700)

– In recent years GM Psakhis coached some of the strongest Indian chess players – including Sashikiran, Harikrishna, Harika, Aravind, and Pragnanandhaa, while also serving as the Head Coach for the Indian National Team.

– GM Lev Psakhis took part in seven Chess Olympiads and is a two-time USSR National co-champion (A. Belyavsky –‘80, and Garry Kasparov – ‘81); First prize winner of dozens of international tournaments;

GM Yury Shulman 

– The Head Coach for the Men’s National Team USA 2012-2013 and Women’s National Team USA ’06 & ’14

– GM Shulman also seconded the world renowned players like Boris Gelfand and Zsuzsa Polgar.

– Among a number of top juniors coached by Coach Shulman, Kesav Viswanadha earned his IM title at the age of 15 and won the NA Youth Championship in 2014 and NA Junior Championship in 2015.

– GM Shulman is a National US Champion ’08 and Co-Champion ’10-11; as a member of the National Team USA he won a bronze medal at the Chess Olympiad ’08 and silver at the World Team Championship 2010.

GM Sagalchik trains his students starting early in their careers helping dozens and dozens of his students make the top ranking lists. In the last two years his students won numerous National individual and team titles as well as countless state titles. Coach G’s students consistently qualify for the World’s Youth.

Sample Daily Schedule:

7:45 – 8:25   Breakfast
8:30 – 10:30   Lesson
10:35 – 11:35 Tennis
11:45 – 12:15   Blitz
12:15 – 1:00 Lunch
1:15 – 2:45 Lesson
3:00-4:00 Endgame Training
4:00 – 4:45 Soccer/Kickball
5:00 – 5:45 Calculation Training
5:45 – 6:30 Dinner
6:45 – 8:15    Lesson
8:30 – 9:30 Free Time
9:30 – 10:00 Showers
10:00 – Lights out

Tuition Sessions I or II:

Residential ages 10 & up (room & board on campus): $1,260 – by 3/31, $1,350 – by 5/15, $1,550 – thereafter

Commuter  ages 8 & up (Lunch is included): $895 – by 3/31; $995 – by 5/15, $1,195 – thereafter

7 Day Session (July 5 – 11):

Residential ages 10 & up (room & board on campus): $1,760 – by 3/31, $1,850 – by 5/15, $1,975 – thereafter

Commuter  ages 8 & up (Lunch is included): $1250 – by 3/31; $1350 – by 5/15, $1,495 – thereafter

  • 10% Off  Session II when signing for Both Sessions I and II

** Additional 10% Sibling Discount Available

▪ Prior Day Arrival / Next Day Morning Departure: $75/day

Weekly Linen rental available at $35 per set or bring your own

Additional Resources:
Cheshire Academy http://www.cheshireacademy.org/
Set in historic Cheshire, Connecticut, this 104-acre campus provides the ideal setting
Dining Hall: http://www.cheshireacademy.org/Page/Student-Life/Campus-Resources/Gideon-Welles-Dining-Hall
Campus: http://cdn.media56.whipplehill.net/ftpimages/246/misc/misc_119580.pdf

Transportation
By Car: New Haven train station – 25min;
Bradley International Airport, Hartford CT – 45min;
JFK/LaGuardia/Newark: 1hr 45min – 2hrs; Boston – 2hrs;
To assist with travel arrangements, Cheshire Academy have coordinated with Limousines Plus located in Wolcott: 203-272-7712 or www.limousinesplus.com
Other local companies: Metropolitan Livery – 203-444-4444, www.metrotaxict.com
Exclusive Car Service, Inc. – 877-695-4665, www.mylimo5.com
-Please Note: arranging a round trip fare could offer a significant discount

Nearby Hotels
The Courtyard Marriott in Wallingford – 7mi
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hvnwa-courtyard-new-haven-wallingford/?app=resvlink

Americas Best Value Inn Cheshire/Meriden – 2mi
http://www.americasbestvalueinn.com/bestv.cfm?idp=2160

For more information: info@lichessmates.com; (516) 225-0600

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