Chess in the Schools – Virtual Programming in Action


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


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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Play Chess – Stay Connected!


Chess is a perfect antidote to social isolation! Rising to the challenge posed by the COVID-19 epidemic, Chess in the Schools is now offering virtual chess tournaments DAILY! Register now!

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Chess in the Schools – Our Virtual Doors are Open!


Chess in the Schools has risen to the challenge of changing everything about how and where we do our work, but not what we do. Our name may be Chess in the Schools, but now with…

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2020 CIS CM Ben Kallos Virtual Chess Challenge on CHESS24


Thanks to NYC Council Member Ben Kallos, Saturday’s are still for CHESS! When NYC schools shut down, Chess in the Schools cancelled all of our tournaments for March and April…

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2020 All-Girls NYC Chess Championship


On Saturday, March 7, 2020 Chess in the Schools held the All Girls NYC Chess Championship, a popular annual city-wide competition that brought together more than 400 girls who were able…

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Prepping Our Juniors for the SATs


In Chess in the Schools, during our College Bound program, we provide our high school juniors with SAT Prep. As pictured above, occasionally we have special workshops for students to…

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Summer Resources Fair


Every year, at the Chess in the Schools office in New York City, we provide a special seminar for all students of our College Bound program to help them discover…

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College Bound Senior: Chance Deas


College Bound senior visits his top college picks with help from a special scholarship! Chance Deas was dying to see Cornell University and Ithaca College since the beginning of his…

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2019 Annual Report


We are proud to present our first infographic-style Annual Report for the fiscal year ended 6/30/2019. Please scroll down to explore it and download it. Download PDF

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