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.

  • Grand Prix Home Stretch


    Only 2 events remaining in our 2017 Grand Prix season. Our next event is Saturday, April 29 at Trinity Elementary, in New Rochelle.


    For info or to register, please visit Tournaments>2016-17 Tournaments 




  • Grand Prix Leaders 2016-17

    High School: Feldman,Andrew
    Middle School: Schwartz,Jared
    Fifth Grade: Promisel,Joshua
    Fourth Grade George,Christopher
    Third Grade: Krishna,Rohan
    Second Grade: Doyle,Charles
    K-1: Dean,Colin
    Kindergarten: Wu,Stanley

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