Chess in the Classroom

At the heart of all our programming is the chess instruction. The Chess in the Classroom Program teaches chess to students as part of their academic school day…

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Enrichment Classes

Thinking about adding chess classes to your  enrichment program? We hope you will consider Renaissance Knights, the leading chess education company in Illinois…

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Stopping youth violence
Checkmate Violence

This Initiative aims to  reduce violence and foster positive community relations by bring the community and police together for a fun day of chess…

High-quality experience for youth
High School Apprentice

Tournaments

We organize over 25 local, regional and national tournaments a year, each of which draws between 100 and 400 players, including the monthly Knights Quest tournament…

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Summer Camps

We operate multi-day chess camps throughout the Chicago  area during school breaks. The camp days are typically 6 – 8 hours long but many camps also offer a half-day option…

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Chess League

The League is based on team vs team format where players develop their focus and concentration, deal with winning and losing in a safe environment, and experience the dynamics of teamwork…

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Past Events

We have organized all types of events, from tournaments to Human Chess matches & Emergency Relief Simultaneous…

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