Indian Trail/Elm Place

The Indian Trail – Elm Place club meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:20-4:45 pm and runs until May.  The annual fee is $100.  It is headed by Jerry Neugarten, a retired lawyer who also heads the district-wide chess program.  The coaches include Gauri Manoj, Eli Elder, Sawyer Harris, and Richard Milnamow.  Several high school and middle school students also help.

Indian Trail is one of the biggest clubs in the district, usually with 60-100 members.  The club has enjoyed considerable success in competition.  It has captured 28 team trophies at Illinois state championships including several first place team trophies.

For more information, contact Jerry Neugarten (847-831-2435,

For the club flyer and registration form, click here for English and here for Spanish.