Over The Chessboard

Everyone can play chess, and with a little work, achieve results. Plus it's fun for all ages!

Over The Chessboard offers lessons and events for the whole family! See services. Beginners through tournament-savvy players rated USCF 1300 are welcome. All ages!

We use chess as a tool to promote education, leadership, and respect. Our goal is to increase chess enthusiasm and to facilitate the transfer of skills learned over the chessboard into people's everyday lives.

Check back often for updates to programs and news and events!

Want lessons?   

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Email: jprescott@overthechessboard.com

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What's new?

Jessica's book is out!
Try a sample activity here.
Book signing Sept 19, 4-6pm, @B&N 4020 Sharon Rd
PLUS: Free chess games and activities!

New Article Every Wednesday on ChessKid! This week: How to Retreat and Win: Test Your Skills!


Have a chess-related question you'd like answered on ChessKid? Ask Coach Jessica!

Women, Wine, and Chess on Wednesdays at Whole Foods (come when the kids are asleep) (Click for more....)


Why chess?

Research now proves chess increases both academic and social skills.  We also know that chess can help boost self-esteem and augment logical and critical thinking.

Chess is fun for everyone!

"Every master starts as a beginner!"  --Irving Chernev
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