The mission of Wood Enrichment Services is to encourage all students to maximize their intellectual and creative potential by developing and encouraging enrichment activities in mathematics, chess, art, music, and language arts through independent decision making.  We provide education, resources, and leadership for students, parents and teachers in order to individualize their academic instruction.

Chess Instruction K-12

Wood Services Chess Affiliate is an officially sanctioned United States Chess Federation Affiliate.   We offer certified tournaments, instructional chess clubs, and independent chess instruction by certified chess instructors. All independent instruction at our Lancaster Center is offered to participants referred through MTEF at a discount off our already low price.

  • Private Chess Instruction – Either a 30, 60, or 90 minute individual hands-on chess lesson depending on the individual student’s needs.
  • Instructional Chess Clubs – The Lancaster Chess Club meets for three hours on Saturday mornings at McDonalds on Oregon Pike. Two certified instructors work with students on beginning, middle, and end game strategies. New families are eligible for a discount through MTEF.
  • Tournaments are available three times a month. All tournaments are USCF certified and will be for national ratings.  Opportunities are available to attend State and National championships. 

Wood Services provides online registration at Visit their website to learn more about the local chess clubs and how chess can benefit your student.  Mention MTEF to receive the discounted rate.


"My daughter’s SAT score went from 1590 to 1750. She felt the course was extremely helpful, not just the content but also the tips for test taking and definitely the writing instructions. We would highly recommend."

~ Mrs. C., Parent

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