This year’s team boasts a strong field of Two Grandmasters: Niclas Huschenbeth, Akshayraj Kore and Three International Masters: Tanguy Ringoir, Levan Bregadze and Nazi Paikidze.

 Lessons and lectures will be provided by members of the UMBC Chess Team and are open to everyone with a USCF rating less than 2300.

WHO: All players rated less than 2300 USCF

WHAT: Lessons/Lectures will cover opening, middlegame, and endgame themes and include in depth analysis of top-level games.

WHEN: Saturdays, 12:00 – 2:00 pm (beginning November 1, 2014)

WHERE: UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, The Commons, Rm. <331, Baltimore, MD.

FEE: $30.00 (All proceeds go toward funding UMBC Chess Team initiatives)

CONTACT: GM Akshayraj Kore –

IM Levan Bregadze –