Grandmaster Yury Shulman, 2008 US Chess Champion will once again teach homeschoolers the game of chess.

30 minutes will be spent playing chess with other students at their ability level and 30 minutes will be instruction on the game.

There will be 4 sessions for the ’13-’14 year.
Session #1 will run Sept. 9, 16, 23 ,30 & Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28
Session #2 will run Nov. 4, 11, 18 & Dec. 2, 9, 16

With advanced registration, (CLOSING 9/1) the cost will be $8/hr (a 25%-60% discount to his other classes). Drop-ins are still welcome at $10/hr (please bring cash).

All classes will take place at Yury’s home studio 428 Waverly Rd., Barrington, IL 60010.

For more info or to sign up, go to scroll to homeschool and fill-out the registration on-line, paying through pay-pal.

Barrington Area Homeschoolers (BAHS) started this group, but welcome ALL homeschool families to participate.

North Shore Chess Center!

Chess is a fun and challenging addition to any homeschooling curriculum with benefits that last children a lifetime including accelerating in academics, enhanced concentration, confidence building, and much more.

The North Shore Chess Center proudly presents group lessons for the homeschooling community beginning January 2013. Since 2010, the chess center has offered a variety of chess activities such as tournaments, group lectures, and visits from chess Grandmasters.

Classes are forming now! Hurry before the classes fill up!

For more information on the North Shore Chess Center visit

Email:, or

Call: 847.423.8626, or

Visit us on the weekends and see a real tournament in progress!

We are conveniently located at 5500 W Touhy Ave Suite A Skokie, IL 60077 (Edens Expressway, Touhy Ave West Exit). We are across the street from the Village Crossing Shopping Center.

**Private off-site group lessons are also available. Inquire with the chess center for more details.

Chicago area chess club — for homeschoolers!

I received this information via email (thanks, Kimber, for passing this along!):

Announcing the Chicagoland Homeschoolers Chess Club!  The chess club
will be meeting most Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m beginning
May 14th.  The club is open to homeschooled children 5-17 years of age
(K-12) who would like to:

-play chess
-receive instruction and evaluation
-learn to analyze each others games
-study new ideas with others
-compete in club tournaments individually and scholastic tournaments as a team

Currently meeting space is generously being donated by the First
United Methodist Church of La Grange.  A small fee is required to
cover the cost of materials and children under 13 must be accompanied
by a parent for the entirety of the club meeting.  For more details
please contact