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 Chess at PS 11

Check out ChessKid to play chess online for free!

Are You Using Your FREE Chesskid Account?

You are on your way to becoming a grandmaster! Each PS 11 student has been given access to a account. This is a great resource to learn, practice and play online. Earn prizes for most puzzles done and highest rating!
How to login? Just go to
Username: firstnamelastinitialps11
Pasword: ps11chess
Any questions please email


Columbus Day Success!

The Chelsea Chessmates brought it home with a first place team win in the Rookie section at the Chess in The Schools Columbus Day Tournament held at PS11. Eisa placed first, Liev was third and Patrick came in 9th place. Great start to our chess season!


Chessmates Score at Hunter Tournament

The PS11 Chess Team had a great start to the chess season. Second graders Elliott, Ollie and Anay placed second, third and twelfth in the Primary section and first grader Emma came in third in the junior section. 


Join Us This Fall!

PS11 Chess Club & Team 

Tuesdays: September 17th, 2019 - February 11th, 2020 (PS11 School Calendar)

Directly After School - 5:00 PM (late pick-up options too)

From complete beginners to advancing tournament players our goal is that all PS11 Players can experience both the joy and significant social/educational benefits of learning and playing chess!

Our PS11 team will prepare for local, city, state and national competitions.

Beginner, Advancing & Team Groupings

Register Online at


Chessmates Rule at ICN Championship

Ending the year on a high note, the Chessmates had huge wins at the ICN Championship on June 16. Joshua was ICN Champion for the second time with a perfect score. Emma was fourth in the U1000 and Oliver placed fifth. The team placed second in the U1000 and third in the Open section. Looking for more chess this summer. Keep those chess skills sharp with the chess summer camps