Summer Chess & Sports Training Camp 2023

Flyer and Registration Form

Week 1 – June 12th to 16th

Week 2 – June 19th to 23rd

Week 3 – July 10th to 14th

Week 4 – July 17th to 21st

Week 5 – July 24th to 28th

Week 6 – July 31st to August 4th

Week 7 – August 7th to 11th

Week 8 – August 14th to 18th

Week 9 – August 21st to 25th

Week 10 – August 28th to September 1st

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (early drop off is possible)

Location: All Souls Church Entrance on Lexington Avenue – Marble Vestibule directly to the left; sometimes changed to the Gallery.


  • $750 per week if payment made by May 25th.
  • $800 by June 5th.
  • $850 before June 11th.
  • $900 on site. 
  • Individuals days may be purchased for $175 per day.  
  • There are no refunds for chess camp.  Parents can get a credit.



  • GM Hans Niemann
  • IM Sherif El Assoutti, Egyptian Olympiad Team
  • National Champion John Kennedy
  • Bruce Pandolfini
  • Led by WIM Shernaz Kennedy

• Exciting 10 min. tournament speed chess for ladder – kids divided into 3 levels

• Opening repertoire outlined individually for each child

• All 16 Middle game themes drilled through worksheets

• End game techniques outlined
• Slow tournaments each day with analysis of games.  Every child records and uses the clock

• Demo-board analysis of transpositions and key concepts

• Bug house tournaments with coaches and counselors

• Work sheets in folders for daily independent study with coach or counselor

Sports:  We take the kids to Central Park & play full games of baseball, soccer, basketball, Volley ball, Dodge ball (with soft balls), Bache & other fun activities.

Lunch:  Please send in lunch every day for your child.  Including a bottle of water for the Park.  Healthy snacks – fruits, cereal and juices will be served everyday.

Your child should bring in a rain jacket with a backpack and their baseball mitt. And clock if they have one. All items should be labeled.

Registration: To register, please fill out the registration form and email Shernaz Kennedy at  Payment can be made by Venmo to Shernaz Kennedy (@Shernaz-Kennedy).  Please include emergency contact info with registration.