- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Our price is $89 per month. This includes the weekly small group class, bonus lessons, online tournaments, and special events.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
If you aren't sure yet about joining and want to learn more, we offer free consultations. After signing up, we also offer a Getting Started Meeting with each parent to assess their student's chess level and set them up for their small group lessons.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
We have a wonderful and highly qualified team of coaches. A sample: Grandmasters Johan and Davorin have written five books (and counting) and have many years of teaching experience. Expert Daniel (USCF 2015) has been teaching since 2008, and has worked with a bunch of state and national champions, a ton of players in the top 100 in the country for their age group, and thousands of kids of all levels who love playing chess! Uthra (Womens FIDE Master, 2007) won a gold medal at the Asian U-17 games. She has a peak FIDE rating of 2012 has been coaching kids for more than 3 years. James (USCF 1533) learned chess at age 6 has been playing ever since. James has been teaching with Magnus Academy since 2017, and he specializes in making chess welcoming and exciting for beginners! And Magnus Carlsen, the WORLD CHAMPION, stops by when he can, as does Judit Polgar, the best female player ever, who's doing five visits with us in 2022.