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St Andrews Chess Camp

Description: A full-day, week-long chess camp, hosted by St. Andrew’s Episcopal School at their Shoal Creek Campus from June 28- July 2, 2021.  The camp will be run by Gary Gaiffe and a team of local chess instructors. All scholastic players are invited to register!

Chess Camp includes formal instruction and play, plus a tournament at the end of the week! Beginners learn basic chess theory, game objectives, piece movement, game and tournament rules.

Intermediates study chess analysis and decision-making, tactics, checkmate patterns and tournament strategies. Advanced students are taught more sophisticated chess techniques and decision-making, complex tactics, calculated and intuitive sacrifices, opening and endgame analysis

Date and Time: 4th camp session: June 28- July 2, 2021, 9am – 4pm

Registration: To register, please go to

St Andrews School
31st Street Campus
1112 W 31st St
Austin, TX 78705

Contact Sean Fitzsimons (512-299-9856) or Ken Allen (512-299-9708) ( if you have questions about registering for this event. Contact Gary Gaiffe (512-426-7814: if you have questions about chess content.