Calusa Preparatory School

  • 9th to 12th grade/prep school students admitted


Chess Program

  • Group sessions: Monday-Friday (up to 20 hrs/week)
    1. Morning sessions: 1.5 hr, Monday - Friday (IM Ivan Marković, FIDE Trainer)
    2. Afternoon sessions: 1.5-2.5 hr, Monday - Friday (IM Ivan Marković, FIDE Trainer)
  • Individual sessions (optional)
  • Training games
  • Individual sessions & opening preparation clinics: Advanced level (GM Borki Predojević, FIDE Trainer)


Official Competitions

  • FSCL National Chess Day Tournament
  • National K-12 Grade Championships
  • FSCL South Super Championships
  • FSCL Super Championships
  • National High School Championship
  • Traveling expenses, full board and lodging during official competitions covered by CPS
    • 1-year Premium Young Adult USCF Membership & participation fees covered by CPS
    • Accompanying persons during competitions: Chess Team Coach + Program/CPS Official


Program Resources & Library

  • ChessBase 14 Mega package
  • Komodo 10 & Houdini 5 chess engines
  • Opening Master Database OM Ultimate
  • Chess Openings 24/7 (individual 1-year subscriptions for all program members)
  • Chess24 Premium
  • Chess Informant Book + CD
  • New in Chess Yearbook & Magazine
  • Chess books by Kasparov, Shirov, Gelfand, Dvoretsky & Yusupov, Nunn, I. Sokolov, Naiditsch & Balogh, Benjamin, Aagaard, Rowson, Sadler, Müller, Tukmakov, Edouard, etc. (printed versions)
  • Free Wi-Fi


Housing & Transportation

  • Private mansion & Program-owned vans for team members (transportation from the Miami International Airport included)
  • Elite residential area, average commute time in Miami, FL: 30 minutes


Fitness & Healthy Lifestyle Program

  • Gym & swimming pool access
  • 24-hour kitchen (healthy meals prepared by our Program Nutritionist)
  • Crossfit training (optional)


Program fees

(The program price is assessed at full rate for the oldest child attending the Program. A 10% discount is provided for the next oldest child from the same family.)

Promotional price for School year 2017/18: $25,000

  • Promo offer valid until June 1, 2016 (Regular full price for the next school year: $50,000)
  • Promo price valid for all subsequent years of schooling at CPS
  • Payment plan: $13,000 (Registration fee paid in full by June 1, 2016) + 3 x $4,000 bi-monthly installments, first due by Aug 1, 2017
  • No additional costs*

* School uniforms are to be purchased at Calusa Uniform Store. Please call CPS front office for information: +1 (305) 596 3787.