Welcome to Young Master Chess

North Carolina's Premier Scholastic Chess Instructional Program



Congratulations to NM Chris Mabe - 2014 NC State Champion!

Congratulations to Young Master Chess instructor NM Chris Mabe on his 2014 NC Championship win!

The North Carolina Closed Class Championship took place October 3-5, 2014 in Charlotte.

Read the Charlotte Chess Center article & final standings.


OCT 31 Fall Tournament Registration Full

Registration is now full for the October 31 Young Master Chess Fall Tournament.

**Please note that this Friday's tournament is now at capacity, and there is now a WAIT LIST. You may ask to be added to the list (using the registration form) and Coach Klein will email you on Thursday evening if a space becomes available.**

This tournament takes place on a CMS Teacher Workday - 


2014-15 Chess Registration Due

We're excited to begin a new school year! Just a reminder that 2014-15 Chess Registration forms are now due.

If you didn't receive one at your school, please email Young Master Chess Director Mike Klein & he'll email one to you - 



Looking forward to seeing you!


Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy Grand Opening March 7th!

A new facility in Charlotte will open soon for chess enthusiasts: the Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy.

The center will offer tournaments, events, lectures, camps & open play for all ages & levels of players.

Check out the website & attend the Grand Opening event on March 7!


Southern Girls Regional Chess Championship

Registration is now open for the first Southern Girls Regional Chess Championship.

The tournament will take place May 3rd and is open to girls age 4-19 residing in Southeastern states.

Visit Over The Chessboard for details and registration.