POSTPONED - NYOS Summer Chess Camp

Monday, June 01, 2020 - Friday, June 05, 2020

Hosted by Rocks & Rooks

  • NYOS Charter School
  • 12301 N Lamar Blvd A
  • Austin, Texas 78753

The camp has been postponed until we know more about school availablilty, etc. Chess Summer camp for all ages! Classes are organized based on ability, with a flexible curriculum. All chess!


Morning session: 9am - 12pm
Afternoon session: 1pm - 4pm
Full day (includes afternoon and morning sessions): 9am - 4pm


For registrations received by May 10th:
Half day session (Morning or Afternoon): $150
Full day session (includes both Morning and Afternoon sessions): $250

For registrations received after May 10th:
Half day session (Morning or Afternoon): $175
Full day session (includes both Morning and Afternoon sessions): $300

Please note: Players who have not yet entered the 3rd grade, with NO experience or chess knowledge should register for the morning session. Requests to increase to full day participation will be awarded based on an evaluation at the end of day 1.


Please email Gary Gaiffe, camp organizer the following information:
Personal information:
Full name of participant
Grade level (2019-2020)
school name
Name of parent(s)
Parent email
Parent phone number

Please answer the following question regarding the camper's chess experience: Which session are you requesting?
Does the camper know the basics of chess? Has the camper played in a rated tournament? If yes, what is the camper's the rating? Has the camper played in a school related or other chess club?


Payment may be made online at This link requires a paypal login.
Alternatively, please email Gary to requests an invoice to pay online by credit card.
Checks, made out to "Rocks and Rooks" may be sent to
Rocks and Rooks
P.O Box 1386
Round Rock, TX 78680
Payments are expected within a week of registration, and no later than the start of the camp session.

Refund requests for withdrawalsmust be made in writing (email is fine) NO LATER than May 22nd. As of May 23rd no refunds will be available.