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 Event in Yonkers

    The NSCF Grand Prix season continues April 18 at PEARLS Hawthorne School in Yonkers. There are only 3 tournaments left in our 20014-15 season.


    Registration is now open for all tournaments through May 2015. Check the Tournaments tab in the menu bar.


Upcoming Events

Tue Apr 21 @ 4:45PM - 05:45PM
White Plains 600-999 Class
Thu Apr 23 @ 4:30PM - 05:45PM
New Castle Recreation & Parks Dept 2015 Chess Program
Sun Apr 26 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Carmel Academy
  • Grand Prix Leaders 2014-2015

    High School: Sharp, Danielle
    Middle School: Oneill,Reuben
    Sixth Grade: Angelone, Liam
    Fifth Grade: Casenas, Luis-jaime
    Fourth Grade Mlynar,Aurelius
    Third Grade: Ho, Joseph
    Second Grade: Casenas, Luis-joshua
    First Grade: Servedio, Oliver

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