NYTA Chess Club is a place for children and parents to come and learn and or play the game of chess in a friendly environment. Whether you're a youngster just starting out or a seasoned player, the NYTA Chess Club is a warm place to learn, to watch games, and to come play yourself. Please feel free to contact us or to drop by. We look forward to welcoming you!

NEW Take advantage of focused 3-hr workshops by Long Island Chess Center for NYTA Chess Club members. These popular weekend (and sometimes weekday) workshops are $60 for the three hours, but current members will receive a 25% discount and pay only $45.

Why play chess? Here is what some experts outline as the benefits:

Math Development Science Achievement
Critical Thinking Pattern Recognition
Academic Competition for All Analyzing Actions & Consequences
Belonging to a Good and Diverse Crowd Commitment
Communication Abilities Complex Decision Making
Concentration Creativity
Cultural Enrichment Dealing With Undesirable Situations
Discipline Empathetic Awareness
English Skills Improved Attendance
Intellectual Maturity Learning From Mistakes
Logical Reasoning Measurable Individual Accomplishments
Memory Planning Ahead
Problem Solving Responsibility for Actions
Self Esteem Social Skills
Sportsmanship Team Spirit

See our first announcement notice in pdf.