Mike Papa is a Thibodaux native and has been playing chess 47 years. He earned the title of National Master from the United States Chess Federation in 1985 and has written two books on chess. He has competed against world champions, US champions, and world famous Grandmasters and International Masters all around the country from Los Angeles to Philadelphia. He teaches at several local elementary schools and gives private lessons to people of all ages. In these camps he will teach all beginners how to play and help others improve their games by instruction and holding tournaments. Each participant will be given an official chess tournament set, vinyl roll up board. and zippered pouch or chess books worth $30. Awards will be given for the tournament on the last day of camp.
Session 1: July 8-12
Session 2: July 29-August 2
Session 3: August 5-8 (One last Hooray before school starts!)
Fee: $150 (which also pays for the $30 worth of chess equipment/books)
$96 for last session (4 days)
Time: 9am -11:30am
Place: Student Union
Instructor: Mike Papa
**NOTE: WHEN REGISTERING, REGISTER THE CHILD’S NAME NOT THE GUARDIAN. IF YOU ARE REGISTERING MORE THAN ONE CHILD, REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY UNDER HIS OR HER OWN REGISTRATION.