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The Berkeley Chess School


The Berkeley Chess School is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization offering chess instruction and regional chess tournaments (including a biannual all-girls tournament), winter and summer chess camps; Friday night chess classes in Berkeley, San Ramon, and Walnut Creek, and an advanced chess class on Tuesday nights in Orinda. We also offer chess in the classroom in Title One schools, and have an international chess exchange program.


Elizabeth Shaughnessy
Founder and Executive Director