Welcome to Young Master Chess

North Carolina's Premier Scholastic Chess Instructional Program



DEC 19 Holiday Tournament & MiniCamp - Registration open!

Young Master Chess will host its annual Holiday Tournament & MiniCamp event on Wednesday, DEC 19.

This will be a chess-focused day with a team tournament, team puzzle contest, chess instruction, activities & a pizza lunch. It'll be a fun CMS Teacher Workday activity - just in time for you to get your holiday preparations done! Participants will:

  • Play an unrated team tournament
  • Contribute to your team's puzzle contest
  • Learn strategy & tactics during the lessons
  • Earn bonus points in advance by solving puzzles in your ChessKid.com account

Find the event details & online registration form here.


Fall Chess Club Registration is open! 

Registration is open for all Young Master Chess fall clubs! You'll likely receive a paper registration form this week or next at your school - please be on the lookout for it.

If you're interested in joining the chess club and would like the registration form for your school emailed to you, please request one from youngmasterchess@gmail.com. (Be sure to include the name of your school!)

Can't wait to see you this fall - playing chess!


Young Master Chess Summer Camp in Charlotte!

 There's one more Young Master Chess Camp this summer!

  • YMC will host the Charlotte AUGUST Camp from August 20-24, 2018

Hope to see you there!


JAN 22 DVJ Tournament Cancelled

Happy snow days everyone! I think all CMS parents know by now that Monday has been announced as a CMS make-up date.

Unfortunately, the Jan 22 DVJ Tournament has been cancelled due to the inclement weather -

We hope to schedule another event at Dorothy J Vaughan Academy of Technology soon!


School Spotlight: Myers Park Traditional School

NM Chris Mabe teaches the "Snow Plow" to the K-2 group.Young Master Chess holds chess clubs and chess instruction at elementary schools all over the area. This week's school spotlight is on  Myers Park Traditional School, the very first school to have Young Master Chess instruction in Charlotte. They've been studying chess for the past 14 years at MPTS!

Click here to see what they've been up to -