SPICE Chess Summer Camp | Webster University

SPICE Chess Summer Camp

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Get Smart! Play Chess!

June 17–21, 2019
July 15–19, 2019

Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE) at Webster University is the #1 ranked collegiate chess program in the United States. The SPICE team won the College Chess Final Four Championships five years in a row from 2013–2017.

The SPICE Chess Summer Camp is a fun way to introduce chess to newcomers of the game, as well as deepen the understanding of the game for intermediate or advanced players.

All instructors are members of the SPICE team (including GMs) and will teach based on Susan Polgar’s world-class curriculum.

By popular demand, the July camp also includes a special all-girl class.

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Before May 10 All Day: $399* Morning Only: $225
After May 10 All Day: $449 Morning Only: $269
Rates are per week and include a camp T-shirt.

*Master Class add $250 (USCF 1800 rating)

Buy one "All Day" week, get the second week at 30% off.

Residential plans are available for children 10 and older for an additional $375/week.



5–15 years old


June 17–21, 2019
July 15–19, 2019


All Day: 9 am–4 pm
Morning Only: 9 am–noon


Webster University, SPICE Office, Luhr Building, 475 E. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, Mo. 63119

Mailing Address:

Webster University SPICE Office
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
Webster Groves, MO 63119

Food and Snacks:

Snacks will be provided and an optional lunch package is offered for $45 for the entire week.