Midwest Chess Camp

Chess Tip of the Day: Think First, Move Second!

Thank You to Our Sponsors and Supporters


The following people served on the organizing committee to make this tournament possible. They put in long hours in the planning stages to be sure that this is the most successful GPO yet. Say thank you when you see them.

Greater Peoria Chess Foundation

Peoria Academy

Peoria Academy has sponsored the annual Midwest Chess Camp for last 18 years and is happy to present our 2022 camp as well. Peoria Academy is a private school for children K-8 that promotes academic excellence where intellectual stimulation is high and where individual attention is given in a warm, friendly, and nurturing environment.

Coaches, Mentors and Parents

For making the time and effort to teach and pass on your knowledge of chess. We all know the wonderful things it does for the mind. We hope to spark further inspiration here to make your job easier going forward.

... and how it helps to learn self-confidence in all you do.

The Players

And finally thank you to all the players who honed their talents with us and displayed their abilities at this tournament. We're glad you are here. You will be rewarded with new knowledge and skills which you can put into play immediately. We hope you have a wonderful time and wish you chess success in your future tournaments.