Junior Chess Corner   – Updated March 2011, by John Cope
John was Oklahoma’s High School Champion and Denker Tournament of State Champions representative in 2005-6. He has now combined his writing skills, chess abilities and junior perspective to bring you the Junior Chess Corner.

Chess Lesson Plans
Free chess lesson plans with exercises shared by teachers and coaches. Please share yours too.

Chess 101: The Basics
You’re welcome to print/copy, use or improve this for club or personal use. Please send any suggestions toMike Swatek.

Training Links

These are now organized in a more useful manner for your convenience. Please emailWebmaster regarding any broken links or web sites you recommend for this list.

Camps and Classes

Beginners and Intermediate





Advanced Instruction



On-line Play

  • Internet Chess Club for on-line chess play and learning opportunities. This is a good site that seems relatively safe. However, parents should always monitor internet gaming by kids when a chat window is available.

Coaching Materials