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Chess in the House: Chess Classes for High School Students

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December 06, 2023 | 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Learn chess at the Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Art Museums with Chessbox Academy!

Led by Chessbox Academy, these Wednesday evening classes at the museums are open to high school students for free. Classes will rotate between the Charles Allis and Villa Terrace from week to week starting Oct. 4.

Students will learn the art of chess from gameplay to strategy, patience and problem solving. Lessons will culminate in a peer to peer chess competition using the skills they've learned.

Full Schedule:

Wednesday, Oct. 4 – Charles Allis
Wednesday, Oct. 11 – Villa Terrace
Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Charles Allis
Wednesday, Oct. 25 – Charles Allis
Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Villa Terrace
Wednesday, Nov. 8 – Charles Allis
Wednesday, Nov. 15 – Villa Terrace


Wednesday, Nov. 29 – Charles Allis
Wednesday, Dec. 6 – Villa Terrace
Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Charles Allis
Wednesday, Dec. 20 – Holiday Celebration at the Allis (Details to Come)

Materials will be provided by Chessbox Academy.


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