Author and NSCF board member Betsy Berns Korn shared a parent's perspective on the benefits of chess for children on 1490 WGCH radio in Greenwich.

Undeterred by the tornado warnings, 98 NSCF chess players had great performances at the 2014 USCF National Elementary Championship May 9-11 in Dallas.

The rainy forecast did not deter Mayor Noam Bramson, Senior Master Josh Colas and over 100 area chess players who came out for Chess in the Park in New Rochelle.

Phiona-signs autographs

Ugandan Chess Champion Phiona Mutesi inspired hundred of students during visits to schools with National Scholastic Chess Foundation programs.

On Monday, October 13 NSCF will celebrate Chess in the Park in New Rochelle. Meet Mayor Bramson, simul with National Master Josh Colas, lectures and open play - and it's all free!


Uganda’s Junior chess champion Phiona Mutesi and her coach will share the inspiring story of how chess helped her overcome a life in the slums.