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Top Players Workshop

Join us for an interactive workshop with world top players



Peter Leko

Nigel Short

World Championship Challengers
Peter Leko and Nigel Short

October 10th- GM Peter Leko

Oct 17th- GM Nigel Short


Grandmasters will share their chess philosophy and walk the participants through their decision-making process.



Online via Zoom- students will receive login instructions prior to the event. Participants will be able to ask (and answer!) questions and encouraged to engage with the invited grandmasters. Hosted and moderated by seven-time US Women's Champion GM Irina Krush.


Rating requirement:

1800+ USCF or FIDE (Open to both scholastic and adult players). Observer option for players under 1800.


Event schedule:

Time (EST)
12:00pm-1:30pm Session 1
1:30pm-1:45pm Break
1:45pm-3:15pm Session 2
3:15pm-3:30pm Q & A


Workshop Fees:

For players 1800+: $120 per workshop, $20 discount if registered by Thursday before workshop.


For Players Below 1800:

Observer Option

The observer option is for players rated below 1800, who'll be able to observe the session but without interactive participation. $80 per lecture for observers


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