Camp Director

John Hartmann is the book review columnist for Chess Life Magazine, the monthly publication of US Chess. He is a certified tournament director and active tournament player. Here in Nebraska he is the President of the Nebraska State Chess Association, the main organizer of the Spence Chess Club, and the current lower and middle school chess coach at Brownell-Talbot.

2017 Teachers (subject to change)

Joe Knapp is a former Nebraska State Chess Champion and an active US Chess rated expert.

Mansur Eshragh is an expert level player and long time chess instructor.