Fort McMurray Chess Club organizes  Youth Chess Camps every year. During the Camps the kids receive intensive training  by one of the best coaches in Alberta while they are having fun.

Upcoming Camp


Wood Buffalo Chess Festival 
Chess Camp 2022

Wood Buffalo Chess Festival Chess Camp 

Welcome to the chess fun! We are very excited to host another epic chess camp which is a combination of educational study of chess and fun activities such as Ninja warrior and more !


Students will learn various chess skills such as strategies, tactics, and new openings etc. 

Students will be in 2 separate groups based on their experience and level to learn.

During the camp, campers will also enjoy 1.5 hours of Ninja Warrior and other outdoor indoor fun activities.

We accept absolute beginners who would like to learn how to play chess in a fun setting led by experienced coaches.

Spots are limited! Please register as soon as possible!

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Dates : 

June 29 and 30 (2 days) 


Check-in 8:00 am - 8:30 am

Checkout 4:30pm (Please be on time - our venue will close at 4:30 pm.) 

Day 1: Chess Lessons & Ninja Warriors

Day 2: Chess Lessons & Friendly Tournament

(Subject to Change)

Camp fees :

$90 (full members of 2021-2022 season will get discount fees of $45)

**New registered members for 2022-2023 chess club are not eligible for the discount for this camp. They will be eligible from new season (September 2022 onwards) 

Your registration will be confirmed once you make a payment. Please transfer within 48 hours of your submission of registration to :

Spots are limited. Please do not delay completing payment to secure your registration!

*Please sign the Total Fit Ninja Warrior program waiver within 48 hours of your registration.*

*This waiver is mandatory for all chess camp participants.

All participants will be required to attend the Ninja Warrior program. 

Total Fit Ninja Warrior dojo is located at 190 Tamarack Way and is a 2 minute walk from the Ptarmigan Nordic Ski Club/Doug Barnes Cabin.


Ptarmigan Nordic Ski Club/Doug Barnes Cabin (Please enter through the main doors - camp is located on the main floor.)

Please bring the following to camp .


  • Lunch: Please bring your own lunch only for June 29. We will have pizza on June 30.

  • Water bottle

  • Morning and afternoon snacks.

  • Clean and dry indoor shoes. 

  • Wear or bring comfortable gym clothes on Wednesday for Ninja Warrior.  Please do not wear jeans on June 29 Wednesday 


If you have questions etc., please send us an email at

Thank you and have a wonderful day!


Instructor(s) :

Head Coach :Woman International Master Agnieszka Matras-Clement.

She is one of the highest rated woman's chess players in Canada.

Partner Coaches : 

Paul Clement 



All of Class outlines are reviewed and approved by Coach Agnieszka.

Register and secure your spot! 

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