North Texas Chess Academy

Unleash Your Inner Chess Master

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Explore a Range of Engaging Chess Programs

Our structured group classes cater to students of all experience levels, from beginners learning the fundamentals to advanced players refining their strategic thinking and tactical prowess. Led by our team of highly-qualified coaches, these classes offer a comprehensive curriculum encompassing

Foundational chess principles

Our program lays a solid foundation in chess principles, ensuring you understand the core mechanics of the game.

Proven tactical and strategic maneuvers

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Analysis of current chess events

Delve into analysis of current chess events, keeping you up-to-date with the latest trends and strategies.

And much more!

Discover a wealth of additional resources to enhance your chess journey, beyond the basics




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Explore Our Learning Opportunities!

Unleash your inner chess master with NTCA’s diverse learning programs for all ages and skill levels. From engaging online platforms to immersive summer camps and personalized coaching, we offer a variety of options to ignite your passion for the game. Boost your skills, make new friends, and experience the thrill of competition with our exciting tournaments and events. Let’s checkmate boredom and embark on your chess journey together!

Chesskid Gold Membership Discount

Unleash the power of online learning with ChessKid, a premier platform designed to ignite a love for the game in children. We offer an exclusive discount on ChessKid Gold memberships, granting access to interactive lessons, puzzles, and challenges to keep your child engaged and learning.

Summer Chess Camps

Make learning chess a summer adventure! Our immersive summer camps offer a fun and educational environment for students to develop their skills, make new friends, and participate in exciting activities. Perfect for all levels, including introductory classes for complete beginners!

Private Lessons

Take your chess development to the next level with personalized instruction from our experienced coaches. Our private lessons cater to your specific needs and goals, providing tailored strategies and techniques to accelerate your progress.

School Chess Programs

Bring the excitement of chess to your school! NTCA offers engaging programs designed to introduce students to the game, develop critical thinking skills, and foster a love for strategic competition.

Tournaments & Events

Fuel your competitive spirit and challenge yourself in our frequent chess tournaments! We host online and onsite tournaments every weekend, providing a platform for players of all skill levels to test their strategies and compete for exciting prizes.

Find Your Perfect Chess Coach

NTCA boasts a diverse team of coaches, each with unique strengths and areas of expertise. Whether you’re a seasoned player seeking to sharpen your skills or a complete beginner eager to learn the fundamentals, we have the perfect coach to guide you on your journey!

Aaron Grand

Aaron Grand

International Master

Khadidja Carrol

Khadidja Carrol

Woman International Master

Jonathan Owens

Jonathan Owens



“I had a fantastic first experience at the North Texas Chess Academy! Chris and Jeff were incredibly welcoming and made me feel right at home. Even though it’s a 125-mile drive for me, it was absolutely worth it!”

Sarah Miller

“My oldest son, Michael, signed up for the program through his school, and he absolutely loves it! We’re definitely going to sign him up for the summer camps here as well. Thanks, guys, for all you do!”

David Johnson

“I can’t say enough good things about the Academy! The coaches are experts, the environment is very welcoming, the facilities are beautiful, and the prices are fair. Most importantly, my son, Matthew, enjoys coming here.”

Jennifer Thomas

“I really enjoy playing tournaments at NTCA! It’s a fantastic environment with players of all skill levels. The staff and owners, like Mr. Hernandez, are incredibly friendly and professional too.”

Lisa Garcia

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Ready to join our thriving chess community?


1811 Gravley Dr Carrollton, Texas(TX), 75006

Open Hours

Monday-Saturday 8 am – 6pm
Sunday 11am – 4pm

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