GrandMaster Camp – Redmond

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Date(s) - 7/06/2020 - 7/10/2020
8:45 am - 2:00 pm

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


July Camp Three, Redmond

Summer Camps are conducted online for your safety using Zoom and ChessKid.

GM Alex Yermolinsky, 2-time US Champion, in attendance

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

Each camp features tournament games immediately analyzed by a chess master. 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.

The camp will focus on positions with White and Black’s Bishop fianchetto and related counterattacks, middle game and tactics.

  • Carlsen ideas in English
  • Origins of the Grunfeld Defense
  • Black fights for the initiative
  • Pawn sacrifices
  • The general theory of the Grunfeld
  • Middle game structures arising from the Grunfeld
  • World Champions and other famous players who played the Grunfeld
  • The most brilliant games in the Grunfeld
  • GM Yermolinsky personal history with the Grunfeld

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. This summer camp has GM Alex Yermolinsky in attendance!

Dates: Flexible!

All of our Summer Chess Camps are a five-day series, Monday – Friday.
Choose one or more full days in any combination: July 6 – 10 (Monday – Friday)
Or choose two or more half-day sessions for this GrandMaster camp.

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


8:45 Arrival. ChessKid fun time (optional) with Puzzle Duel (solve puzzles quickly against each other) or Bot competition (see how many Bots you beat).
9:00 Morning lesson. Focus on tactics; openings; strategy; etc. Different theme or focus each week. Lecture-style format with a chance to play out positions at the end of the lesson.
10:00 Break
10:15 Games hosted on ChessKid; two rounds of G/15.
11:15 — Lunch break —
12:00 Review selected games from the tournament analyzed by the coach.
1:00 Afternoon tournament hosted on ChessKid; three rounds of G/10.
2:00 Dismissal

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

Zoom Meeting

Zoom Topic: Georgi Orlov's Meeting Room
Join Meeting:
Meeting ID: 864 735 3754
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Please note: Advance registration is required.
We accept Visa and Mastercard. Please register early.
Cancellation fee $25, please give us 72-hour notice required.
10% early registration discount from prices listed below before 29 days in advance.
Additional 10% discount for siblings.

Quantity Discounts
Half days: $40 each; min. 2
1 day: $80 each
2 days: $70 each
3 days: $63 each
4 days: $62 each
5 days: $59.80 each


Bookings are closed for this event.