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 they poured into the zoom…
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; Junior-High Unrated and Elementary Unrated.
CIS Chairman Emeritus Lewis Cullman, who the tournament is named for, was on hand during the first round, and he helped hand out each and every trophy at the award ceremony! Lewis Cullman walked into the auditorium to a thunderous applause from the crowd who were honored to acknowledge all the support Mr. Cullman has given to students in NYC over the years!