Interview with CIS Senior Marcus Sutton

Feb.16.2021

Strikingly optimistic, intelligent, and self-reflective, chess expert Marcus Sutton attributes much of his personal success and his methodical nature to the influence of the game of chess and his work…

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2019-2020 CIS Annual Report

Feb.16.2021

To view the PDF version of the 2019-2020 Chess in the Schools Annual Report, click here.

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Chess in the Schools Online Tournaments

Feb.02.2021

Check out this video to see what our remote online tournaments are like! 

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“The Incredible Story of the 8 ‘Kids,’ Harlem Chess Players”

Jan.08.2021

“The Incredible Story of the 8 ‘Kids,’ Harlem Chess Players” Nothing predisposed these eight kids from the New York ghetto to shine in this “egghead” game to the point of…

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Meet Mark Maher, our new Board Chair

Oct.19.2020

As a CIS Board member with seven years of service, a corporate attorney, a chess player, and an alum of our program, Mark Maher brings a unique breadth of experience…

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Chess in the Schools / Credit Suisse Chess Challenge

Oct.01.2020

Each year Chess in the Schools organizes several “chess challenges” between employees of companies that support CIS with students from our College Bound program. In a normal year, these events…

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Fall Charity Chess Challenge

Oct.01.2020

Register for the Fall Charity Chess Challenge on October 21, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT Chess in the Schools is proud to partner with Chess24 to offer you…

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CIS Brooklyn Online Chess Day – 10-3-20

Sep.30.2020

All sections for this event will start at 10:00 AM and run for 60 minutes. Players can join in advance and during the event. See the individual sections below for…

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Chess in the Schools – Virtual Programming in Action

May.08.2020

Chess in the Schools – Virtual Programming from Chess in the Schools on Vimeo. Chess in the Schools has risen to the challenge of changing everything about how and where…

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National College Decision Day

May.01.2020

Chess in the Schools proudly celebrates our College Bound seniors for their hard work and accomplishments on National College Decision Day! Seniors have already committed to a number of great…

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