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Summer Camp 2017

We are excited to announce that in July we will offer 3 separate weeks of summer camps together with the San Diego Chess Club.  All students from K through 12 are welcome.  Our sessions are designed to engage all skill levels.  Individual instructors will lead... read more


After 2 years of construction, the San Diego Chess Club will open again this month!  We will meet on Friday, March 24th , at the newly refurbished club. It will be nice to be back in the club and both parents and students will be amazed with the improvements.  It has... read more

Red Wood Bridge Club

A big shout out to the Redwood Bridge Club.  An excellent host for the last couple of years, we have only a few more chess sessions here before we move back into the San Diego Chess Club. Our Friday evening chess club has been held of the Bridge Club for the last... read more


2017 brings new members to our organization! With the help of more instructors we will reach more school districts and schools in 2017. The CMIM team is growing. The scholastic chess scene is growing in San Diego, with more student introduced to      ... read more

Chess in San Diego

From school chess enrichment programs, to organizing summer camps, to teaching private lessons and group classes, to hosting weekly Friday tournament classes, to a sucessful chess team, Chess Minds in Motion is an extremly active chess organization. We are grateful... read more

Hanley Chess Academy

We like the tournaments hosted by Hanley Chess Academy. The competitions are well run and there are always plenty of trophies! SDCC and CMIM are always well represented. We always look forward to success as a team. The 75-minute drive north does not discourage  ... read more

Del Mar Foundation

CMIM was invited to participate in an event called “Picnic at Powerhouse Park”, hosted by the Del Mar Foundation. Our theme for the event was “Bringing Chess to Del Mar”. The event was a huge success, not only in terms of turnout and positive feedback, but also in... read more

Chess Enrichment Programs

We love this time of year – we meet so many new participants as well as reconnecting with old friends. From beginners to traveling chess team members, our instructors do quality work in creating positive experiences in our chess programs. CMIM      ... read more

SDCC Summer Campers

Summer Campers Heartfelt thanks go out to all the summer campers who attended our programs at the San Diego Chess Club and CMIM throughout the summer. There was so much support and positive feedback from parents and participants.     We love our summer... read more

Updated Chess Camp Location

Updated location for chess camp : Thanks to our friends at the Redwood Bridge Club, we have a lovely space, not too far from the Chess Club, still located in beautiful Balboa Park. The address of the club is 3111 6th Ave San Diego, CA 92103. Extensive renovations have... read more

San Diego County Fair

What a treat to be a part of the San Diego Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.  We had a chance to entertain newcomers as well as seasoned veterans for a day on this beautiful world of 64 squares.  You could feel the excitement from the young while the old brought a more... read more

SuperNational VI

A year from now, we will be going to the SuperNationals in Nashville TN. SuperNationals is an event that the USCF put on every four years. It will take place May 12-14 2017 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.  The USCF will showcase its best.... read more

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