2019 Annual Report

Dec.20.2019

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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College Bound Senior: Chance Deas

Feb.06.2020

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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Credit Suisse “Tough Trader” Challenge: A Win for Chess in the Schools!

Dec.18.2019

On Friday, December 13th, 2019 – Credit Suisse held their annual “Tough Trader” Challenge, where six teams of Credit Suisse employees competed in a series of physical challenges to raise…

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Chess in the Schools receives a 2019 HI Impact Award!

Dec.02.2019

We are honored to have received a 2019 HI Impact Award! Our College Bound Program was in the top 4% of youth programs in FY 2019 based on the Algorhythm/Hello…

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Celebration Gala 2019

Nov.27.2019

The Youth Inc Celebration Gala honoring Chess in the Schools on November 13th was a huge success thanks to you, our donors! The night was filled with chess, dancing, and…

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19th Annual Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open draws 775 players!

Sep.18.2019

On Saturday, September 14, 2019, Chess in the Schools (CIS) and the NYC Parks Department ran the 19th Annual Chess-in-the-Park Rapid Open at Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain.  This year’s attendance…

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Join Us at the 2019 Celebration to Benefit New York Kids Gala

Sep.17.2019

Chess in the Schools is proud to partner with Youth INC to make a lasting impact on New York City. Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 6:30PM – Cocktail Reception and Live…

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“Chess for Success” with Goldman Sachs Community Teamworks

Sep.05.2019

On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, Goldman Sachs volunteers created a “Chess For Success” themed event for our College Bound students at their headquarters. Co-chairs Alexandra Wiener and Ilya Rivkin organized inspiring speakers,…

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College Bound Visits Two Sigma for Chess Tournament

Sep.05.2019

On August 9, 2019, Chess in the Schools’ College Bound program visited Two Sigma for a staff vs. students chess tournament!  Prior to the 4 round G/10 tournament, students were…

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College Bound Visits Credit Suisse for Chess Challenge

Aug.08.2019

On July 8, 2019, Chess in the Schools’ College Bound Program visited the NYC Credit Suisse offices for a Corporate Chess Challenge! Prior to the tournament, students were given a…

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2019 United States Amateur East Championships

May.29.2019

Saturday, May 25-27, 2019 – Morristown, NJ Chess in the Schools (CIS) brought 40 College Bound students and 3 coaches to the 2019 United States Amateur East Championships.  This is…

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