Welcome to Young Master Chess

North Carolina's Premier Scholastic Chess Instructional Program



Congratulations FM Mike Klein, 2015 Chess Journalist of the Year!

For the second time, the Chess Journalists of America have named FM Mike Klein 'Chess Journalist of the Year' in its annual awards competition. Mike also won the title in 2012.

The CJA is an organization of American chess journalists who strive to promote high quality chess journalism as well as offer assistance and contacts to journalists in the field. Its annual awards program recognizes chess coverage for news, feature articles, books, photojournalism, and other media coverage.


APR 3 - Spring Tournament

The Young Master Chess 2015 Spring Tournament is scheduled for Friday, April 3. This will be a smaller, team-style tournament. Registration is now CLOSED. Thanks to everyone who signed up! We'll see you there - 


Jan 23 Winter Chess Tournament

Registration is now FULL for the Friday, January 23 Young Master Chess Winter Tournament -

Thanks to everyone who signed up! We'll see you there - 


Winter Chess Camp!

Young Master Chess is excited to announce its first Winter Chess Camp - Monday & Tuesday, Dec 22 & 23.

The winter chess camp is a great way to keep up your child's chess practice (and enthusiasm!) over the holiday break.

Find all the info here.


Sandy Ridge Elementary Chess Club Registration

Looking to sign your child up for chess club at Sandy Ridge Elementary School?

Find the Registration Form Here!