Thornhill - Fall 2018

  • Chess
Thornhill Elementary, 5880 Thornhill Drive, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
Sep 06 2018
Dec 20 2018
Chess Full
  1. Sun 
  2. Mon 
  3. Tue 
  4. Wed 
  5. Thu3:05 - 4:00 pm
  6. Fri 
  7. Sat 

Class dates

09/06/2018, 09/13/2018, 09/20/2018, 09/27/2018, 10/04/2018, 10/11/2018, 10/18/2018, 10/25/2018, 11/01/2018, 11/08/2018, 11/15/2018, 11/22/2018, 11/29/2018, 12/06/2018, 12/13/2018, 12/20/2018


Chess is fun and can be learned quickly and easily. Studies have found that chess improves test results in reading, science, and math, and encourages growth in critical cognitive skills. Beyond academia, chess influences social behavior, including self esteem, respect for others, patience, and good sportsmanship. Students at all levels of skill are welcome!

Reduced fees may be available to low-income families by inquiring with  Scholarships are offered at the Thornhill principal’s discretion.

The first child in a family is full price; additional siblings are half price. The class minimum is 10 and the maximum is 20. Enrollments are accepted in the order received. Boards and sets are provided for our classes.


Note: The first parent to volunteer to assist the chess class will receive free chess for their child this session. Please contact the Berkeley Chess School to sign up: call 510-843-0150or send an email to


The Berkeley Chess School (BCS) is a nonprofit organization offering chess instruction from elementary through high school since 1982. We are an affiliate of the US Chess Federation. Over the years our students have won numerous state championships, with some going on to become Masters, FIDE Masters and International Masters.


Participants must currently be in grades 1 to 5.

Program enrollment capacity

Minimum: 1

Maximum: 19

Registration period

Registration starts on 08/13/2018 and ends on 08/24/2018.


Thornhill Elementary, 5880 Thornhill Drive, Oakland, CA 94611, USA

Room: Library

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