ImagesMonday Drop-in Club, Santa Clara 5:30 - 7:00

BAC Drop-In Chess Club - Santa Clara

Lessons and Games with BAC, every Saturday in Palo Alto!  2-hour drop-in classes for All-Level Chess.
No Registration Necessary, it's pay-at-the-Door!

MONDAYS in Santa Clara @ Redeeming Grace Church
Address: 2495 Cabrillo Ave, Santa Clara CA 95051


1-Class 'At-The-Door' Payment: 30 Fee
or.. 'Pay Online' here: 35 Fee
Bundle: Buy 8 and get 2 Free : See Below

At-the-Door Payment: $30 per session (no advance registration necessary!)
By registering online, you are confirming/reserving a seat for the NEXT available Friday Club session. You may register here or make a Cash/Check payment at the door (on-location, preferred).

We welcome you to join us for our in-person Clubs. 
  - Currently available in Palo Alto, Cupertino, San Jose, Santa Clara or Fremont!
  - Masks will not be required, though recommended. Please do not attend the club if the child is sick or showing symptoms.
  - There will not be a parent-room available, it will be by drop-off / pick-up. You may sign-in at the door and students will enter alone.
  - Club skill range is for Levels 1-4 (or new to ~1250 USCF).

Buy 8 sessions, get 2 FREE! (not available for Online purchase).
You may purchase a 2024-2025 Club bundle, which will be tracked in the on-location binder. Purchasing 10 Santa Clara Club sessions in advance for the price of 8.  Bundled classes have a full year to use (expires in 12 months) and DO NOT have to be used on consecutive weekends. Whenever you come in, skip the payment process and just sign in your punch-card style binder!  Bundle options are not available for Online purchase at this time. Bonus: When your bundle is up, the student receives a special award - which increases in value each bundle that is completed!

Format (general estimate):

  -  Arrival 5:30PM
  -  ~0-25 mins: Students will engage in free-play with sanitized sets while we handle registration and collect all students, which also lets coaches do a general assessment of new students.
  -  ~25-45 mins:  We will then shift to a lesson or demonstration, based on the estimated skill levels present, which may include splitting the class into learning groups. Game Analysis and deep practice!
   -  ~30-40 mins: Organized Paired-play and over-the-board Gaming.
  -  Pick-up at 7:00PM.  Please be prompt.


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