Welcome to Summit School of Chess

Your home for  Colorado scholastic chess advancement!


Our mission is to not only promote chess but to develop gains in cognitive thinking abilities within our students. We strongly believe that an individual that possesses even a fundamental understanding of chess acquires the lifelong skills that include, but are not limited to, developing logical thinking, planning, evaluating, focusing and problem solving. These achieved skills shape better decision makers and more productive members of society.


“Chessmaster” Jesse lives in Colorado with his son Noah. His passion for teaching kids chess is only the beginning.

Our Mission:

  • Inspire a students self-esteem and confidence both on and off the chess board.
  • Promote students overall health of mind and body.
  • Provide opportunities for student leadership.

“My goal is to produce chess champions. I challenge my students to succeed at chess, feel confident on and off the chess board combined with pushing themselves  mentally and physically.”



Summit School of Chess Tournament #3 – Chessgiving!

The Thanksgiving break tournament was another huge success! Thank you to everyone who came out to support Colorado chess! We had 65 participants, with special guest National Master Richard Shtivelband playing in the open section and $392 in cash prizes. I couldn’t ask for a better venue than the Denver Marriott West in Golden, CO! …

Summit School of Chess Tournament Series 2018-2019 #1 Huge Success!

Our first chess tournament at the Marriott Denver West had 53 participants. We awarded 32 trophies , 3 touch sensor LED clocks were given out through “clocks for kids” from CAM Investor Solutions and $196 in prizes for the Open section. Kids and parents alike had an amazing time. Summit School of Chess is setting …


Phone: 720-243-1450 (cell)

Email: jessercohen@gmail.com