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.

  • Westchester Championships


    Our next NSCF Grand Prix event is the 2017 Westchester County Scholastic Chess Championship on Saturday, March 18 at Columbus Elementary School.

    This event is organized by grades. For info or to register, please visit Tournaments>2016-17 Tournaments 

    To register by mail, please download this form.



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  • Grand Prix Leaders 2016-17

    High School: Feldman,Andrew
    Middle School: Schwartz,Jared
    Fifth Grade: Promisel,Joshua
    Fourth Grade Schiwek,Thomas
    Third Grade: Heelan,Xiao Xiao
    Second Grade: Doyle,Charles
    K-1: Dean,Colin
    Kindergarten: Wu,Stanley

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