ICEA Chess

Fostering the love of chess

We are not just a chess club ...

Welcome to ICEA Chess - more than just a chess club; it's a vibrant community where kids and members come together to learn, play, and thrive in the world of chess. We believe in fostering a passion for chess while building meaningful connections among our members. We provide unique volunteer opportunities for those passionate about chess to make a difference in our community. Whether it's coaching, organizing tournaments, or contributing to our website, every member can actively participate in sharing the joy and benefits of chess with others.

Learn & Play

2024 Summer Camp

Summer Time CHESS!

ICEA will provide targeted training for scholastic players who are ready to reach the next level.  Players will be grouped, based on age and skill level.  “King’s” section is designed for those with an approximate minimum rating of 1000+ to 1400.  Students not at this level are welcome in the other section(s).

Approximate Daily Schedule:
• 9:00 - 10:30    Groupings, Daily Contest Announcement, Lesson / Analysis
• 10:30 - 12:00  Snack, Social Chess Play, Recreation and/or Individual Coaching
• 12:00 - 1:00    Lunch / Blitz Chess
• 1:00 - 3:00      USCF Rated Games (G/45, +5), Post-Mortem Game Review.
• 3:00                Pick-up

Price:
• Full Day (9AM - 3PM): $500 / participant
• Morning Only (9AM - 12PM): $350 / participant
• Saturday Tournament Add-on:$25  $12.5 / participant (50% discount!)

Partial List of Instructors:

  • FIDE Masters
  • National Masters
  • Chess Experts

Discover the world of chess with our group lessons tailored to three skill levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Learn the basics, sharpen your skills, or master advanced strategies with our experienced instructors. Enjoy interactive sessions and a supportive chess community. Whether you're a casual player or aspire to compete, ICEA Chess Group Lessons will help you achieve your chess goals. Enroll now to make your move towards chess mastery.

  • Develop critical thinking skills.
  • Improve decision-making abilities.
  • Build a strong foundation in chess fundamentals.
  • Foster a love for the game.
  • Encourage sportsmanship and fair play.
  • Help children set and achieve goals.
  • Provide opportunities for competition.
  • Develop problem-solving skills.
  • Improve concentration and focus.
  • Teach life skills.

Workshop

Children will get to experience the environment and the nature of playing a chess tournament. It is a great opportunity for kids wanting to step up their game in chess, as well as ones who just want to have fun with chess. 

Open to Register!

Join ICEA Chess Monthly Chess Tournament to play competitive USCF/FIDE-rated OTB Chess Tournaments in West LA at the second Saturday of each month!  Players rated 2000+ are eligible to play for free.
All Children and Adults are welcome!

Felix Guo

Founder & President
USChess Expert
Checkmate your potentials!

Alex Wang

Coach & Team Captain
National Master
Hard work eventually will get paid off.

Esther Jou

Coach & Team Co-Captain
USChess Expert
Impress your friends

ICEA Chess Calendar

May 2024

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