Play Magnus Presents Chess in the Schools at the NADA Arts Fair


Play Magnus has been a longstanding partner for Chess in the Schools. Every year, the company provides multiple opportunities for our students to learn new chess strategies and excel in…

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Chess Meets Art at NADA New York


On May 8, 2022, Chess in the Schools students had a unique opportunity to participate in a chess challenge at NADA New York, an international arts fair by the New…

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Chess in the Schools Annual Report


We are pleased to share with you our annual report that highlights the achievements of our students and the impact of Chess in the Schools programs over the months when…

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Interview with CM Shaun Abreu


By Vionnie Khong On March, 3, 2022, I had the opportunity to sit down with Council Member Shaun Abreu to learn more about his perspective on the game of chess…

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Chess in the Park Featured in Chess Life


Chess in the Park Featured in Chess Life.  Over 600 players participated in this special outdoor event held on Saturday, September 18th, 2021. Our next Chess in the Park will…

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Evidence in Action: Chess in the Schools


Check out Project Evident’s sit down interview with CEO Debbie Eastburn. (Article copied from Project Evident Website). October 26, 2021 Debbie Eastburn, President and Chief Executive Officer Chess in the…

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Meet the Chess in the Park Tournament Players, Thanks to The New York Magazine


Our season started with a big bang. The city-wide Chess in the Park Rapid Open always invites chess aficionados of all ages, a once-in-a-year opportunity. Hundreds of players gathered around…

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Starring Our Young Learners


We are thrilled to be working with our young chess players in person again! Our expanded team of chess instructors is back to teaching at 40+ schools across all boroughs.…

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Returning to Chess in the Schools: A Summer of Inspiration By: Davis Zong, Jr.


Like clockwork, the virtual Chess in the Schools (CIS) summer camp materialized in front of my eyes at precisely 8:50am every morning. Hearing Shaun’s clarion voice welcoming the students as…

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Our Students Interview WGM Jennifer Shahade


  Hello everyone! In this article, Itzel Lopez and Londyn Malcolm interviewed Jennifer Shahade. Jennifer is a two-time United States Women’s Chess champion, a women’s grandmaster, author, chess commentator, public…

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