Midwest Chess Academy Tim Steiner
Midwest Chess Academy
7520 Shawnee Mission Pkwy. Suite 10
Overland Park, KS 66202
(913) 789-6989

Welcome to the Midwest Chess Academy!

We at the Midwest Chess Academy are dedicated to teaching chess to children in school settings and in the community. Our focus is to teach critical thinking skills and other abilities that lead to success in life and academics. We build relationships with public, private and parochial schools in all grade levels.

Whether your focus is on entertainment or national recognition, the MCA can service your needs.  The MCA uses a systematic approach towards training providing only the essentials that can ensure amazing results.

Services include individual and group lessons, coaching via the internet, presentations, game annotations, simultaneous exhibitions and tournament directing.

Let owner and Expert Tim Steiner and his staff of professionals take care of all the details and work necessary for a successful club.

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Come see why so many schools and students rely upon the expertise offered here at Midwest Chess Academy. We have a track record of success locally, at the state level and nationally. Maybe you will find your child's name on this list in the future.
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Book Reviews

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In this menu item you can find books of interest about chess for the casual observant or curious parent.  Also, you can find a list of book/software that we consider to be appropriate for beginners and children.

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Enter here to find out what kind of exciting stories and benefits that kids and Kansas City are gaining from chess.  There are many feel-good articles written here about the instructors, many of the clubs development and interesting chess events.
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Find out what our local association is up to.  Here you will find a schedule of tournaments and events.  As this is a non-profit endeavor, we offer many opportunities to help spread chess in the city for children.  Your donations are welcome.
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Mission Statement:
"To provide the highest of quality instruction which fosters excellence in chess and academics, so that children will be better prepared to meet and overcome the obstacles of adulthood."