Thanksgiving Chess Camp – Green Lake

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Date(s) - 11/21/2022 - 11/23/2022
8:45 am - 3:30 pm

Joshua Sinanan, National Master

Green Lake


Covid-19: Our Thanksgiving Chess Camp is held in person in our Academy office space at normal capacity. Please read and follow Washington state guidance ( for the most current health advice. Gobble til you wobble!

Knowledge of chess moves and rules is required.
To get started in chess, the ChessKid videos here and here will be very helpful!
Open to all students in grades K-8, from Beginners to Advanced.

Activities: Lessons in the morning and afternoon, tournament games, game review, chess puzzles, chess movies, solitaire chess! Students are divided into groups by skill level.

Camp activities include solving fun chess puzzles, learning cool openings, solving tricky tactics, mastering fundamental endgames, and playing casual games between students! Come brush up on your openings, learn some tricky middlegame strategies, and practice your endgames! Each camp features tournament games immediately analyzed by a chess master. We may separate into a second group with its own coach as appropriate for the skill levels, ages and if 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. Also featuring Washington Chess Federation President, National Master Joshua Sinanan!


Green Lake: Orlov Chess Academy,  7212 Woodlawn Ave NE,  Seattle, WA 98115

Dates: Flexible!

Thanksgiving Camp is a three-day series, Monday – Wednesday.
Choose your desired dates, 2 or more days in any combination: November 21 – 23
Please specify your dates in comments section when registering online.
Or choose half days, AM or PM sessions.

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

Half Days Available

In addition to our traditional 8:45-3:30 sessions, we also offer half day sessions!
$45 each for half-day attendance. Minimum two half-days signup.

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


Half days $45 each (minimum 2)
2 days $72.50 each
3 days $64 each
10% discount for siblings by using coupon code 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 this camp has reached its full capacity of 24 students.


This event is fully booked.