Dedicated to improving education and inspiring excellence through chess, the National Scholastic Chess Foundation specializes in curricular chess instruction and offers strategic development support for schools and other partners.

NSCF’s founder and executive director is FIDE Master Sunil Weeramantry, a nationally acclaimed instructor who has over 40 years experience teaching, coaching and developing award-winning programs.

  • New Grand Prix Season Begins


    Registration is now open for the 2016-2017 NSCF Grand Prix season. With tournaments across Westchester and Greenwich, visit Tournaments>2016-17 Tournaments where you can register online for all events.


    To register by mail, please download this form.



Upcoming Events

  • Grand Prix Winners 2015-16

    High School: Feldman,Andrew
    Middle School: Servin-Demarrais,Helena
    Fifth Grade: Schwartz,Jared
    Fourth Grade Mulraine, M. Dominic
    Third Grade: Casenas,Luis-Joshua
    Second Grade: Klenoff,Caleb
    K-1: Doyle,Charles
    Kindergarten: Boyko,Boris

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