LAKESHORE Chess Club for ALL 

Location : Dorval , # 720 Bd Montreal-Toronto H9S 1A1

Summer Chess Club

July and August

  • When : Thursdays from July 7 to August 25
  • Time : 7 pm10 pm
  • Drop-in fee $ 10
  • 📝 Registration

Up coming

Fall Chess Club Season September 15 – December 15

Summer Kids Chess

Program Chess for Kids

  • When : Thursdays August 4; 11; 18; 25
  • Time : 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Age groups : from 5 years old to 12 years old
  • 3 Levels : Beginners / Intermediate / Advance
  • Cost : 4 weeks fee $9tax included
  • 📝 Registration

Chess Programs Payment by 📧 e- transfer

Up coming

Fall Season Program Chess for Kids September 22 – November 24

Lakeshore chess club is the first chess club in Montreal, Founded by WWII Air Force veterans in Dorval. The Club has been hosted at several different locations in the West Island over the years and now is hosted back in Dorval.  “Lakeshore chess club” and “Chess and Yoga for kids “merged and offered a community space where everybody, regardless of age or gender could come and play friendly game. Furthermore “Lakeshore chess club for All” become a place where anyone could come and learn how to play chess or improve their skills through group lessons. The club also organizes seasonal tournaments, blitz tournaments, and an annual Championship. Join us for a tournament, a game, a lesson, or as a spectator!

Adults who play chess or are learning to play could have extra motivation for social contact and the prevention of loneliness and isolation. Chess exercises the mind and memory, staving off dementia and other degenerative conditions.

Kids and their parents from the Program “Chess for kids” are excellent examples of mixing age groups and socioeconomic backgrounds to improve social and cognitive development.

Membership Fee

  • Seasonal membership  $ 90
  • Monthly membership    $ 40
  • Drop in fee                    $ 10
  • Club Membership 📝 Registration

Chess lessons for ALL

Group lessons includes – Learning the rules and the principles of chess game; Strategies and Tactics; Chess Quizzes ; Practice after the chess lesson

  • Time: 7:30 pm-    8:30 pm  
  • Levels: Beginners & Intermediate level  
  • Monthly fee $ 90
  • Drop-in fee $ 25
  • 📝 Registration

Payment by 📧 e- transfer

Chess Lessons fee, includes Club membership

☕️ Complementary coffee during the Club open hours

PROGRAM Chess for Kids

Program includes : Learning the rules and the principles of chess game; Strategies and tactics; Chess Quizzes ; Homework; Q cards; Presentation; Practice; Tournaments; Evaluation in the end of the level

Up coming September 22 – November 24

Program Chess for Kids

  • When : Thursdays from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Age groups : from 5 years old to 12 years old
  • 3 levels / Beginners / Intermediate / Advance
  • Cost : 10 weeks fee $195 tax included
  • Available Late birds, monthly fee $ 90 tax included

📝 Registration Payment by 📧 e- transfer

All materials for chess lessons will be provided

Program’s fee, includes seasonal Club Membership

Program YOGA & CHESS for kids

After years of teaching practice, I have chosen this combination of mental and physical art because they are complementary and supportive to one another in a way that stimulates and encourages healthy and functional development. Children who do the Program well will benefit in terms of improved self-esteem, as well as having the chance to make friends who share their interest.

Kids “s Chess is fun! The children will have the opportunity to develop:

  • Concentration
  • Logical thought
  • Planning
  • Pattern recognition
  • Self-discipline
  • Taking responsibility for their own mistakes

Kids ’s Yoga is fun! The children use their imagination and yoga postures to learn:

  • New vocabulary
  • Develop motor and movement skills
  • Understand balance
  • Relaxation through visualization and breath

This Program was successfully offered at the “Batshaw Youth Family Centers”, Dawson Alternative School for a period of 4 years and at Meadowbrook School in Lachine. It Won an award in 2005 from the Lester B Pierson School Board & was nominated for an award in 2005 from “Volunteer in Action” Quebec. Also, most recently was apply at OM West, Vanakays, Community center and Art Gallery in Dorval .

There’s a lot more to chess than the Queen’s gambit

  • Radio ONE Daybreak : Two female Montreal chess champions on “The Queen gambit” /CBC listen
  • Radio Noon : The Queen’s Gambit has led to a spike in popularity. Shawn talks to two Chess masters, Penka Apostolova and Richard Bérubé, and to callers / CBC listen