Get Ready! The Von Steuben Winter Chess Classic will be here before you know it!

Von Steuben School

The mission of Von Steuben Middle School, a dynamic member of the diverse Peoria Public School community, is to guarantee each student will develop a strong academic and social foundation to meet the challenges in an ever changing society by providing a safe, positive learning environment; creating partnerships among students, families, staff and community members; preparing students for transition to high school; honoring diversity and ensuring a staff dedicated to professional growth and student learning.

Greater Peoria Chess Foundation

is the driving force behind Peoria Chess. The Foundation provides tournaments and activities and the Foundation supplies the fiscal muscle to promote chess. Our youth chess programs involve over 100 youths of various ages and has included many individual and team state champions. The GPCF is proud to have partnered with the Von Steuben Middle School to present this playing opportunity to area students.