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UT Dallas Summer Chess Camp Week 2
Wed, Jun. 24
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: JSOM Various Classrooms

Summer Camps

The UT Dallas Chess Program spreads enthusiasm for the game year-round.

Summer chess camps engage children in intellectual pursuit while building social skills. Many campers return year after year to build their skills and see friends. Some campers even bring their parents or grandparents for friendly familial competition!

Registration begins each winter for the following summer’s camps. Check back often to receive discounts and ensure their spot at the chess boards.


Jim Stallings, Camp Director
[email protected]

Ages and Classes

Classes are for kids 7-14.

Classes are small with a low student-to-teacher ratio. Kids are grouped by ability, age, experience and instructor assessment. UT Dallas Chess Camp will attempt to group friends and relatives upon request.

Choose the session that fits your child’s schedule: Morning sessions run from 9 a.m. – noon and afternoon sessions run from 1 – 4 p.m.

Camp groups include:

  • Beginners, who master the basic rules and fundamentals of chess
  • Intermediate players, who build on basic chess knowledge with key strategies and ideas
  • Advanced players, who sharpen their competitive edge with advanced strategies for tournament play

Adult Classes

We offer an Absolute Beginners Class (ABC) for adults with little or no chess knowledge.

  • Adults will learn chess basics and how to organize scholastic chess clubs and participate in tournaments
  • ABC sessions are available morning or afternoon all weeks.
  • Adults can sign up for any of the sessions. If enough adults register at the same session, the ABC Class will be only adults. Otherwise, adults will be with younger campers.


UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM) in Richardson, TX

Dates and Cost

2019 Camp Dates:

June 22-26

July 20-24

July 27-31

Session Times

  • Morning sessions: 9am-noon.
  • Afternoon sessions: 1-4pm


Before Apr1 $235

Before Jun 10 $260

On or after Jun 10 $280


Extended Hours (Parents may pay $75 per week in advance, or pay a daily fee of $20.)

  • Morning extended hours are 7:30-9:00a.m.
  • Afternoon extended hours are 4-5:30 p.m. (Note: An extra $1 per minute will be charged after 5:30 p.m.)

Special Discount Rates

  • UT Dallas faculty, staff, students and alumni receive a $25 discount.
  • Families with two or more campers receive a $25 discount per child.
  • Teachers get a $50 discount (only available for the Adult ABC Class.)

Only one discount is applicable

Contact Info:
James Stallings , 972-883-4899
Questions? Email me.

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