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Hosted annually on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta, GA. The 2018 camp ran from June 17-22nd (Sunday through Friday).  2019 dates will be posted in early November, once we sign our contract with Emory. 

The camp requires a minimum USCF rating of 1200. Average rating for the past three years has been around 1700. Age minimum is 10. There is no age maximum! 

Please sign up for our email list to be notified when 2019 registration opens.  

Castle Chess also hosts the Castle Grand Prix tournament immediately following the camp. The tournament is for campers, camp staff, and non-campers and features $13,500 in prize money guaranteed.

Now in its 18th year, this camp brings together top coaches and top students for a week of intensive training- and fun! 

2018 Wrap-up video


2017 group photo