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.

  • Next Grand Prix Event Jan 10

    The NSCF Grand Prix season starts again January 10 at Church Street Elementary in White Plains. Registration is now open for all tournaments and classes in 2015. Click here.

    We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season and we look forward to seeing you in 2015.

Upcoming Events

Tue Jan 06 @ 4:45PM - 05:45PM
White Plains 600-999 Class
Sat Jan 10 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Church Street Elementary School
  • Grand Prix Leaders 2014-2015

    High School: Sharp, Danielle
    Middle School: Oneill, Reuben
    Fifth Grade: Casenas, Luis-jaime
    Fourth Grade Ewald, William
    Third Grade: Ulmer, Robert
    Second Grade: Casenas, Luis-joshua
    First Grade: Arora, Arjun
    Kindergarten: Hinkle, Gray

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