Endorsements

As part of our commitment to educating the “whole child” academically, socially, culturally and morally, the instruction by NSCF staff was a key contributor to this success.

Read more: Principal Albano's Endorsement

Sunil Weeramantry is a strong player, but more important, he’s a gifted chess teacher—one of the most successful the United States has ever had. Many students who began under his tutelage as rank beginners have won national titles. What is his secret? Sunil simply understands the didactic process and loves teaching.

Read more: Bruce Pandolfini's Endorsement

For over 25 years, the NSCF has been dedicated to helping kids learn chess. I received chess instruction at the Ridgeway Elementary School in White Plains and started my tournament career in NSCF tournaments.

Read more: Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura

Recommended books for beginning players.