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We're the Orlando Chess Academy

Our weekly chess programs are designed to create not only a fun environment but a learning environment as well: they combine engaging classroom lessons with time to play chess with peers.

Chess is everything: art, science, and sport.
— Anatoly Karpov, 12th World Chess Champion
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2019 Chess Summer Camp

A total of 40 chess players participated in an amazing week of fun and learning at our 2019 Chess Summer Camp! Campers spent the week exploring the game of chess through a variety of activities and put their skills to the test by competing in a mini tournament on Friday.

Click below to view our photo slideshow from the camp.

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2019 Schedule

  • OCA/OSOTA Winter 2019 Semester: January 15-March 12, 2019 (8 weeks)

  • Florida State Scholastic Championship: March 1-3, 2019

  • OCA/OSOTA Spring 2019 Semester: April 2-May 28, 2019 (7 weeks)

  • 2019 Chess Summer Camp: June 24-28, 2019

  • OCA/OSOTA Fall 2019 Semester: TBA (will be announced in August)

  • 2019 National K-12 Grade Championships: December 13-15, 2019