Chess in the Schools Dominates US Amateur East Championship


Chess in the Schools (CIS) sent 34 college bound students along with 3 staff members to the 2018 US Amateur East Championship over the Memorial Day Weekend.  The well organized…

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Chess in the Schools at the HS and EL Nationals


While the majority of Chess in the Schools (CIS) programs participated in the 2018 Junior Nationals in Atlanta, GA, two schools opted for the High School Nationals in Columbus, OH,…

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Chess in the Schools 2018 Career Fair


On Thursday, May 10th, Chess in the Schools hosted a Career Fair for over sixty College Bound students.  Students were treated to a great information session and Q & A…

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Nearly 300 students participated in the 21st Annual Cullman Rookie Tournament


On Saturday, May 5, 2018, nearly 300 students from 36 NYC schools, participated in the 21st Annual Cullman Rookie Tournament at PS 11M.  The tournament was split into two sections;…

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Chess in the Schools College Bound Program Profiled in ChessLife!


The May issue of ChessLife Magazine has an article in it entitled “Chess Changing Academic Trajectories: How chess can alter students’ education goals.” by Alexey Root that profiles the CIS…

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100+ CIS students compete in the Junior High School Nationals in Atlanta, GA


Over 100 Chess in the Schools students competed in the 2018 JH Nationals in Atlanta, GA.  Chess in the Schools also saw many of over regular tournament schools in attendance!…

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Chess in the Schools has Moved!


We are happy to announce that we have recently moved to new office space at 520 8th Avenue. We were previously on the 2nd floor and we have moved up to the…

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Alumni Spotlight


Chess in the Schools alum, Anna Ginzburg hails from Brooklyn, NY and is currently a SVP and Investment Strategist at U.S. Trust, Bank of America. Anna Ginzburg during her early…

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