Summer Chess 2019

Dear Hamptons Chess Families,

We can't wait to get started with our 2019 Hamptons summer chess programming! (9th consecutive year) We will once again offer our weekly Thursday evening chess program at CMEE , our daily chess minor in partnership with the Ross Camp, our Annual Hamptons ChessFest and our NEW Hamptons Chess Camp in partnership with Future Stars @ SYS.

Hamptons Chess

This year we are thrilled to announce that Ulysses Tapley "Coach T" will be assuming the leadership of our Hamptons Chess program. 
Ulyssses brings tremendous passion and experience to Hamptons Chess. Additionally he is locally based, a lifelong chess enthusiast and is very involved in both the local chess community and the Eastern Long Island community at large. These all make him a perfect fit to continue to guide and grow Hamptons chess into the foreseeable future. 

Looking forward to welcoming you to our best summer yet!

4th Annual Hamptons ChessFest

Our 4th Annual Hamptons "ChessFest" was a smashing success! 

Hamptons Chess

Celebrating another incredible summer in the Hamptons (7th summer), players from across the East End joined us at CMEE for a fun filled day including lessons, competitions, puzzles, blitz and an opportunity to challenge 4 Time National Champion Justus Williams!

We look forward to seeing everyone next summer!


2nd Annual Hamptons vs NYC Summer Chess Challenge

The 2nd Annual Hamptons vs NYC Summer Chess Challenge was a huge success!

In  preparation for the match, Hamptons campers trained throughout the entire week under the leadership of GM Magesh, Coach Marcus and Coach Reddy! 


The match proved to be once again very competitive, including several of the top scholastic players in the United States. Check out the results below.


One of the many highlights of the day was the intense Hamptons vs NYC soccer match. 


In the end, a great day was had by all and we look forward to welcoming NYC once again next summer! 

Strong Start to 1st Ever Hamptons GM Chess Camp

Led by Grandmaster Magesh Panchanathan, our 1st ever Hamptons GM Chess Camp is off to a strong start!

Hosted @ The Bridgehamton school, a dedicated group of campers including some of the Counties very best, engaged in a full day of chess actives included Grandmaster lessons, tactical training, structured matches, small group work, positional analysis and much more! 

Students also enjoyed an intense game of dodge-ball (Coaches vs Campers)

There are still several days of camp remaining. Please see below link for more information and registration detaisl. 

Summer Camp Featuring GM Magesh Panchanathan!!

Monday, July 24 - Friday, July 28

9 AM - 2:30 PM, Bridgehampton School

We could not me more excited to welcome GM Magesh Panchanathan to the Hamptons! In addition to being an internationally renowned grandmaster, GM Magesh is known as one of the foremost chess coaches in United States. This summer, for the first time, he will be joining us for the entire week, offering a unique, educational opportunity for young players.

Register Here