The Hayhurst Chess Club is accepting registrations for the new academic year. We are open to students of all abilities, whether they are learning the rules for the first time or striving to win state championships. There is no fee to join.

All interested students (including returning students) must register by returning this form to the classroom teacher or to the office by Friday, September 6th, of by completing the online registration form here

USCF National Master and two-time Oregon State Champion Matt Zavortink will join Coach Chad Lykins and Faculty Sponsor Joseph Swake to lead the club.

In addition to weekly practices, all students will again have access to the ChessKid Gold Curriculum. There will be ample opportunities to play in local and state tournaments for students. Last year several students brought home individual and team awards!

Practice Schedule
Location: Classroom TBA
Time: 2:15-3:15 PM
Dates: Wednesday, September 11th (1st and 2nd grades) and Thursday, September 12th (3rd, 4th, and 5th grades). Practices continue on Wednesdays for lower grades and Thursdays for upper grades.

Program fees: FREE. The club is supported by Chess for Success, Hayhurst PTA, and its own fundraising via the Hayhurst Halloween Chess Tournament, which has grown to one of the largest scholastic tournaments in the state.

Contact: Chad Lykins
Chess Club Registration Form