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(818) 220-0257

4418 Simpson Avenue,  #5
Valley Village, CA 91607

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Develop your child's cognitive abilities at Alec's Chess Club for Kids. He offers Homeschool group and private chess lessons to help unleash your child's potential. Learn why parents and students praise and recommend Alec as a chess coach. Read about the positive feedback from his clients on his
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All lessons conducted at Alec's Chess Club in Valley Village.  Lessons also available online!

Private Online Lessons  

Private one-on-one Chess Lessons online, via Skype, with Alec!

Just $30 per hour!  Contact Alec today for details.


Help the Children of Our Community!  

We are trying to raise $2,500 to help kids come to camp who would not otherwise be able to come.  Please help us by donating.  (Donations link at top of this page.)  Any amount is appreciated! 


Fundraising ideas for schools, churches, and youth sports teams

Winter Camp!

January 6-10, 2020

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Our chess camps are an excellent way to rapidly improve your game in a short period of time.  If you are serious about improving your game this is the place to be!

Camp Activities Include:

  • Opening Study
  • Endgame Study
  • Student Game Study
  • Famous Master Game Study
  • Imbalance Study
  • Tactics Study
  • Bughouse Tournament
  • Chess Variants Tournament
  • Simuls
  • Daily Rated Tournaments
    • G/60;d10 (1 round daily)
    • Blitz G/3;+2 (5-6 rounds daily)
  • Trophies for 1st-3rd Places
  • Medals for 4th-10th Places
  • Outdoor Games
  • Pizza Party on Friday!

Camp Details:         

  • Each camp runs Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.  (Early drop-off at 7:30 for no additional charge)
  • Snacks will be provided, but campers need to bring a sack lunch.
  • We will have pizza on the last day of the camp! 
  • The Cost is $250 for the week.  (No refunds if request made 2 weeks or less from the start-date of camp.  However, credit may be used towards a future camp.)
  • A non-refundable $50 deposit is required to save your space! 
  • A free tournament is included the Saturday immediately following your camp with your purchase of a full week of camp. (Note: Cannot be substituted for another weekend.) 


  • 10% off if your child is currently homeschooled or if you are a member of the YMCA.
  • 10% off for siblings
  • 10% off if attending all 3 Summer Camps
  • Early Bird Discounts:
  • 10% off if full payment received 30 days before camp begins.
  • 20% off if full payment received 60 days before camp begins.
  • The above discounts may be combined where applicable.
  • SCHOLARSHIPS are available.  Please contact Alec for more details!


Future Camps:

Summer Camp 2020:  Dates to be determined.


Attention All Homeschoolers!

Alec's Chess Club is now a Vendor with iLead Exploration Charter School! Please visit their website for further details:

Alec's Chess Club is now a Vendor with Inspire Charter School! Please visit their website for further details:

Alec's Chess Club is now a Vendor with Sky Mountain Charter School! Please visit their website for further details:

Alec's Chess Club now offers group lessons for children who are homeschooled.   Schedule your homeschool group on the day and time of your choice (weekdays only).  


-Only $15 per student per session at the club! 

-Sessions are 3 hours including instruction and a rated tournament.  (Format G/30;d5)

-Minimum of 5 students to start a new group.

Please contact Alec at to set up a new homeschool group, join an existing group, or if you have any questions.


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Develop your child's critical thinking skills through chess lessons from Alec's Chess Club for Kids in Studio City, California. Alec is a chess coach & teacher with more than ten years of experience. He also conducts private and group lessons at his home or his students'. If you have a 5- to 17-year-old child who is eager to play chess, get in touch with Alec today to arrange an appointment. The club is an affiliate of USChess™

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