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Warm Welcome to Bay Area Chess, 2022.  This season, BAC will be hosting both in-person and Online Class options!
Our Mission: To introduce children of all ages to everything that Chess has to offer, socially and academically, in the Bay Area and Beyond!


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-  is the BAC Tournament Site 
All USCF-Rated Events use the Tournament website: (email:

- is the BAC Enrichment Site
All Camps / Classes / Clubs / / Practice Events / Teams use the Enrichment website: (email:

  *Note that the two sites use different login credentials, so you will have to make a new account if you are a first-time visitor (we suggest making account credentials the same for both sites). 
Apologies for this hassle as we work to optimize user-experience.

HIRSCH Chess Club - '22 Fall

Fall 2022 Chess Club @ HIRSCH Elementary

MONDAYS, 2:35 - 3:45PM, Pre-care from 2:35-2:45PM (9/12-12/12)


This is our First time at Hirsch, we are excited to bring Chess to this thriving community!
Term: 60 Minutes classes once per week on Mondays.

Free Gold Membership, BAC Take-Home Workbook and USCF Membership (for Rated Tournament Play), see below:

WEIBEL Chess Club - '22 Fall

Fall 2022 Chess Club @ Weibel Elementary

Fridays, 3:00 - 4:30PM
Doors open at 2:45pm!

- Full Fall Schedule (13 sessions) = 9/9 - 12/16 
- Partial Fall Schedule (9 sessions) = 10/7 - 12/16 (currently registering)

Off-Days: 11/11 and 11/25. 
11/18 is an early release day so Chess will be at 1:30pm.


90 minute courses, once per week (will join the full-term students!)

Wolfgang Behm

Coach Wolfgang Behm, is an experienced professional scholastic coach, and he has been one of the most sought after scholastic instructors in Silicon Valley for the past ten years. 

Coach Wolfgang is an UCLA Alma Mater Alumnus and he holds various undergraduate and graduate degrees in Philosophy, Classical Greek and Latin, Music, and History. Before teaching chess, Coach Wolfgang taught various philosophy courses, including upper division Medieval Philosophy, and logic in the CSU system, and tutored history, critical thinking, and philosophy at West Valley College.