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.

  • 2015-16 Registration Now Open

    The 2015-16 NSCF Grand Prix season is underway! Our next events are November 15 at Greenwich Academy and November 22 at Greenwich Country Day.


    Online registration is now open for most of our events. Check the Tournaments List or the Calendar page. Register early for discounts and a special promotion.


  • Grand Prix Leaders 2015-16

    High School: Sharp, Danielle
    Middle School: Servin-Demarrais,Helena
    Fifth Grade: Fotin, Michael
    Fourth Grade Lavin, Daryl
    Third Grade: Casenas,Luis-Joshua
    Second Grade: Klenoff,Caleb
    K-1: Doyle,Charles
    Kindergarten: Ever, Cayden

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