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Summer Chess Academy for Talented Youth
Peddie School, 201 Main Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520
Advanced Training Program with Star – Studded Coaching Staff
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EXTENDED 6-DAY SESSIONS
Sessions I & II:  July 6 – 11  &  July 12 – 17, 2020
Open to Students rated 1900 +
Exceptional Coaching Line-up
Overview: Chess instruction with distinguished Coaches
Chess intensive schedule  – Small groups   Medical Services
– Instructional Tennis / Recreational Soccer – Low student to faculty ratio 
Residential: ages 10 – 17; Commuter: ages 8+
Location: Located 10 miles from Princeton U,
Peddie School is within 45 min of driving distance to Newark International, an hour to Philadelphia International and New York City
 
Coaches:
GM Artur Yusupov (Germany) – Advanced Level Trainer
– Former World’s #3
– Best-selling author
– One of the World’s highly sought out Coaches
 
GM Gennady Sagalchik – Head Coach
Training his students from very early on in their careers.
Coach G’s students have won numerous top National individual and team titles. Coach G’s students consistently qualify for the World’s Youth 
 
 
High Profile Master Classes:
2019 Master Class Instructors Included:
GM Ilya Smirin the author of the highly acclaimed “King’s Indian Warfare”
Once, the highest USCF rated player and 2700+ ELO at his pick, GM Smirin has claimed the top honors in most of the US Major including World Open, New York Open, National Open, Chicago Open and others
Other high profile Master Class instructors TBA

 

Sample Daily Schedule:

8:00 – 8:45  Breakfast        4:00 – 4:45 Endgame Training
9:00 – 10:30 Lesson          5:00 – 5:35 Calculation Training
10:45 – 11:45 Tennis          5:45 – 6:30 Dinner
12:15 – 1:00 Lunch            6:45 – 8:15  Lesson
1: 15 – 2:45 Lesson           8:30 – 10:00 Common room recreation/Showers
3:00 – 3:45 Soccer            10:00 – Lights out

Our Student to Faculty Ratio is 6 : 1
Our Average Class size is 12
 
Tuition per Session:
Residential – ages 10 & up: $1,830;
Receive $250 off if registered by 3/15, $150 off by 4/31, $75 off by 6/15
Commuter ages 8 & up (lunch and dinner are included): $1,325;
Receive $200 off if registered by 3/15, $100 off by 4/31, $50 off by 6/15
* Additional 10% Sibling Discount Available  
* Prior Day Arrival / Next Day AM Departure: $55
Linens: Bring Your Own or Purchase a set at $40 per set

Additional Resources:
Peddie School https://www.peddie.org

https://www.peddie.org/student-life/dining

https://www.peddie.org/about-us/directions-campus-map

Transportation
By Car: Newark International Airport – 45min;
Philadelphia International Airport and New York City – 60min

By Rail: to Princeton Junction + Car Share / Taxi

Nearby Hotels

Numerous Hotels within 5min drive

For more information:
E-mail: lichessmates@gmail.com;
Tel: (516) 225-0600

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