Grandmaster Camp One

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Date(s) - 7/05/2022 - 7/08/2022
8:45 am - 3:30 pm

Georgi Orlov, International Master - (206) 387-1253



Covid-19: Welcome back! This summer camp is held in person in our Academy office space at full capacity. Please follow Washington state guidance ( for the most current health advice. We are deeply grateful for your patience and attention to everyone’s health.

GM Yermolinsky, 2-time US Champion, in attendance

This camp is recommended for students rated 1000+ USCF or 1100+ NWSRS rating.

Grandmaster Alex Yermolinsky is a well-known US chess player, established online chess commentator, analyst and popular chess coach who worked in many scholastic chess camps around the country. He brings years of teaching experience and chess knowledge, now in-person in Redmond!

Each camp features tournament games analyzed by a Chess Grandmaster. Also middlegame and endgame topics will be covered. Other activities include solving fun chess puzzles, learning cool openings, solving tricky tactics, mastering fundamental endgames, and playing casual games between students! We may separate into a second group with its own coach if the skill levels and ages require it and there are enough students.

All camps are attended or conducted by International Master Georgi Orlov, 1994 US Open Champion, USCF Rated 2540, with a 4-Year Chess Education degree from Moscow, Russia.

Lesson Plans

Tuesday, July 5

9:00-9:45 Lecture 1 – A New Star Is Born GM Praghanandha Part 1
1:15-2:00 Lecture 2 – A New Star Is Born GM Praghanandha Part 2

Wednesday, July 6

9:00-9:45 Lecture 3 – A New Star Is Born GM Praghanandha Part 3
1:15-2:00 Lecture 4 – A New Star Is Born GM Praghanandha Part 4

Thursday, July 7

9:00-9:45 Lecture 5 – Secrets of Positional Chess Part 1 – Identifying Good Squares for Knights
1:15-2:00 Lecture 6 – Secrets of Positional Chess Part 2 – The Mystery of A Bad Bishop

Friday, July 8

9:00-9:45 Lecture 7 – Secrets of Positional Chess Part 3 – When Rooks on Open Files
1:15-2:00 Lecture 8 – Secrets of Positional Chess Part 4 – The Role of the Queen


Our 2022 Grandmaster camps are held only in our Redmond office.
Redmond: Orlov Chess Academy,   4174 148th Ave NE, Building I Suite M,  Redmond, WA 98052

Dates: Flexible!

This summer camp is a four-day series, Tuesday – Friday.
Choose two or more full days in any combination: July 5 – 8.
Or choose two or more half-day sessions for this Grandmaster camp.
Please specify your dates in comments section when registering online.

See our complete Green Lake Camps calendar and our Redmond Camps.

Daily Schedule

Arrival and check-in begins at 8:45 am
Lessons start promptly at 9:00 am
There are scheduled breaks throughout the day.
Lunch 11:15 to 12:15 pm.
Please bring your lunch and snacks! No peanut-based food, please.
In the afternoon students play games with game analysis provided.
Pickup by 3:30 pm.
After-camp care is available upon advanced request, $16/hour additional charge.

Chess Camp Questions: or call Georgi 206-387-1253


10% discount for siblings.
Please note: Advance registration is required.
We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Please register early.
Cancellation fee $25, please give us 72-hour notice required.
If registration is closed (below), then the date has passed or attendance has reached the enrollment limit.

Quantity Discounts
Half days: $45 each; minimum 2
2 days: $75 each
3 days: $66 each
4 days: $65 each


This event is fully booked.