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Summer 2022 Virtual Classes

( Spring Classes End Tuesday May 24, Wednesday May 25 and Friday May 27 )

Arbor Chess Offers Thursday Morning classes and Tuesday Evening classes for Summer 2022

Chinese/Japanese Chess Class
Thursdays June 16-July 7

Students will learn and practice Xiangqi and Shogi using the websites and

instructor Mr. Garrison is a two time Mini Shogi Champion

$79 by Friday, June 10 ($99 after)

Thursdays 11am-12:15pm Eastern Time


June 16 through July 7 (four meetings)

Chess Variants Class
Thursdays July 28 - August 18

Students will practice and discuss strategies for lichess variants including Antichess, Atomic Chess, Crazyhouse, Chess 960, King of the HIll, Racing Kings, Three Check Chess, and the Horde.

Instructor:  Mr. Garrison

$79 by Friday, July 22 ($99 after)

Thursdays 11am-12:15pm Eastern Time


June 16 through July 7 (four meetings)

Summer Tuesday Evening
Chess Class
Meets Every Other Tuesday
June 21 through August 30

This class will be geared towards more experienced players

Instructor:  Mr. Garrison

$119 by Friday June 17 ($139 after)

EVERY OTHER Tuesday Evening 5:15-6:45 Eastern Time


June 21 through August 30  (six meetings 6/21 & 7/5 & 7/19 & 8/2 & 8/16 & 8/30)



How Classes are Structured:

  • Every scheduled class day will be a mix of entertaining instruction and tournament play.

  • All chess classes will focus on traditional chess, however, students will learn and practice other variants as well (such as crazyouse, atomic chess, etc.)

  • Instructor Candidate Master Ray Garrison


  • Each student will need their own device and a good internet connection.  Each student will need a free account at and for the Summer Chinese/Japanese chess class, each student will also need a free account at,, and 

  • We also recommend each device have a camera but this is not a requirement.

  • Knowledge Requirements:  For chess classes, all students should know the basic rules.  If your child is a true beginner, please email and I will send you some links for interactive turorials designed to easily teach children the basic rules of chess.  (For Chinese/Japanese Chess class, students should be familiar with traditional chess, but they do not need to know the rules of Chinese/Japanese Chess)

  • Virtual Class/Camp Cancellation policy:  Sorry, no refunds