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North Austin Summer Chess Camp with Gary Gaiffe

Description: A full day, week-long chess camp open to all scholastic chess players, organized and run by local expert Gary Gaiffe. (This camp replaces the NYOS chess camp scheduled for the same week.)

Campers will be broken into skill level groups.  Different topics will be covered depending on which group the camper is in.  From tactics to positional play, game analysis to variant play, the camp will be both instructional and entertaining.  The final day will include a camp-wide tournament.

Dates and Times:  July 17-21; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hampton Inn Cedar Park-Lakeline
meeting room
10811 Pecan Park Blvd.
Austin, TX 78750

Target audience:
2nd to 10th graders.
Younger players and adults per request.
Limit 20 participants!

What to bring:
Bring your lunch and snacks.  A refrigerator is available onsite.

Registration and Payment information:  Email Gary Gaiffe ( to request a registration form and an invoice for payment.

Other Questions:  Contact Gary Gaiffe at or 512-426-7841