St. Francis Chess Club

It’s that time of the year again for chess!
Don’t hesitate to ask any questions!

Dates: October 9-December 11, 2018 (No class on October 23 and Nov 20)
Time: Tuesdays from 3:10p-4:40p
Fee: $122 total ($112 + $10 materials fee per session).
Register: Below

The lead instructor of the class will be National Master Gopal Menon, a
top 15 rated player in Illinois, and he is a top 35 Blitz player in the
country. Gopal once beat the current World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, in
an online Blitz tournament! He is also the trainer of Whitney Young High
School, the National Co-Champs!! All children will receive high level
instruction with curriculum compiled and updated by National Masters
Gopal Menon and William Aramil. Children will also receive free access
to ($50 value) to supplement their in-class instruction.

Class Price
Student's Name and Grade

Dynamic Chess Tournaments: October 6 and November 3

Location: Grace Episcopal Church, 924 Lake Street (double doors at the end of the parking lot)

Details: 4 rounds of Game 30 min. Trophies will be awarded for top 3 place in grade sections: K-2, 3-5, and 6-8

Time: 1st round begins at 11am. Rounds will progress as they finish. Tournament should end around 3p and awards by 3:30p

Cost: $25

For more info or questions e-mail

Chess Tournament Dates
Grade Sections (Upcoming Grade)
Player Name
School and Grade

River Forest Chess Classes

Instructed by National Masters William Aramil and Gopal Menon! Two of the top 20 players in Illinois!

Recommended for serious students!
Each morning class will consist of lessons for half of the class, and serious chess games with review and analysis.
Register now! LIMITED SPACE. 8 students maximum per class.

Location: 7627 Lake Street, Suite 210, River Forest 60305

Thursdays (6p-7:30p) for $20: October 4, 11, 18, 25

Saturdays (10a-11:30am) for $20: September 29, October 20 & 27

Sundays (10:30a-12:30p) for $25: September 23 & 30, October7


NO SNACKS OR LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. You may bring your own snacks or lunch, but the office is NUT FREE.
For more info or questions e-mail

Thursday and Weekend Classes
Player Name
School and Grade

Visitation School – September through November Classes

1st Session Dates: Sept 4, 18, 25; Oc: 2, 16, 23, 30;  Nov 6, 20, 27 (No classes Sep 11, Oct 9, and Nov 13)

Cost: $130 ($120 for class and $10 activities fee per session)

Kindergarten and up are welcome to join!
Each child gets complimentary access to ($50 value) for the school year!
For more info or questions e-mail

Class Price