Chess Club Registration is Closed

Registration is open to all Blackwell students.

Read the Blackwell PTSA Enrichment Code of Conduct. A signed Code of Conduct is required at the first chess class.


About the Chess Program

Chess is excellent at teaching mental discipline,

focus, the ability to see all options, to compete under time pressure, to play fair, that mistakes have consequences, to not give up, and many more life lessons.


in person classes before school from 8:00am-9:10am on Mondays.

In the class students will do lessons, puzzles, games, and other activities with their peers. Sportsmanship is stressed throughout the class with a strong focus on critical thinking.



2023 - 2024 

October 2nd– May 20th (28 classes).

No Class:  12/18, 12/25, 1/1, 1/15, 2/19, 4/8.


Price: $400

Class Meets at Blackwell Elementary Library

If registering more than one child, get a sibling discount with the code: SiblingDiscount


Time: Mondays 8:00am - 9:10am

For any questions please call 425-429-2289 or email

Thanks and look forward to a great year.

Tim Campbell and Brad Stensland: Chess Coaches

Rahul Gupta: Chess Club Parent Coordinator:

Kindergarten Special Note

Kindergartners: To be ready for chess, your kindergartner should be able to do simple math and some reading and writing. I am offering an 8-week trial for $100 (for Kindergartners only). Email me if you would like to do the trial option or have any questions.





Elizabeth Blackwell PTSA 2.8.54
3225 205th Pl NE
Sammamish, WA 98074
EIN 91-1911244