About Our Weekly Courses
Chess4kids offers qualified educational chess courses for children 4-15 years old. Our classes are taught by experienced chess coaches who introduce the children to the exciting world of chess through fun and Play.
The cost of for one child is 660.00 CHF (Zug 500 CHF) per semester (6 months). This includes one lesson per week in a small group with similar age and experience level of other children. Additionally the child can attend the specialized training and the open play hours on Saturday or participate in tournaments. All study materials are included. Siblings receive a 20% discount on tuition.
If your child starts at a later time, the fee will be reduced. In case of cancellations up to one week before starting date the fee will be charged by 50%, cancellations after the course start will be charged by 100%. The enrollement automatically continues for the following semester if not cancelled per email or post 1 month prior to the last day of class. There are no classes during vacation taking place. Insurance is the participants own responsibility. We reserve the right to exclude children from the class that fail to comply with rules despite repeated warnings without refunds.
It is important to note that our course calendar corresponds with that of the local school system. There will be NO classes during the holidays. Instead we will provide exciting Chess Camps, half day and full day.
At the end of each semester the kids have the option to take a placement test, in which their chess improvement can be measured. The content of the test varies by the class level. There are 12 testing Levels, which the kids can gradually master. 6 of them are Basic Levels and 6 of them are expert levels. Having achieved a testing level, the children receive one of the following certificates:
Computer equipment and training
Chess boards, chess clocks, training materials, and books are available at no extra cost to all enrolled and active students. We also offer PC-exercise stations at the school which are set-up with various children’s chess programs (perfect for children who would like to practice outside of the classroom).
Our Training certificates