On May 17, 2023, Vincent Bogert was announced as the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a veteran chess coordinator at P.S./M.S. 279, a public school in the Bronx. After the ceremony, CIS…
Credit Suisse “Tough Trader” Challenge: A Win for Chess in the Schools!
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 money for their selected non-profit organizations. The CS Pawns represented Chess in the Schools and the team was made up of CS employees who have participated in previous “Corporate Chess Challenges” at Credit Suisse!
The CS Pawns led the entire event to win first place and an award and funding for Chess in the Schools! Here are some fun photos and videos from the event! Chess in the Schools thanks Credit Suisse and its employees for their continued support of the Chess in the Schools program!