Evidence in Action: Chess in the Schools

Oct.26.2021

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

Oct.21.2021

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

Oct.20.2021

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.

Aug.20.2021

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

Jul.16.2021

  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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CIS Strategic Plan

Jul.16.2021

Having emerged from the pandemic even stronger, Chess in the Schools recently completed a strategic plan designed to harness this moment for change and cement our status as a best-in-class…

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CIS Students Play in the Spring Charity Chess Challenge Hosted by Chess24

Jun.24.2021

Thanks to the growing partnership with Chess24, a world-famous chess platform, on June 9, 2021 we conducted the Spring Charity Chess Challenge. Sponsored by CIS’s community of supporters, seventeen high-school…

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2021 Spring Charity Chess Challenge

May.19.2021

2021 Spring Charity Chess Challenge Wednesday, June 9, 6.30-8.00pm EDT Join us for the special online tournament benefitting Chess in the Schools.  The evening, hosted by Chess24.com, will feature simultaneous…

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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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