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Hosted annually on the campus of Emory University in Atlanta, GA. The 2019 camp will run from Sunday June 16th through Friday June 21st. 


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! 

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 19th year, this camp brings together top coaches and top students for a week of intensive training- and fun! 

2018 Wrap-up video


2018 Camp Photo