NSCF News

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!

Read more: New Rochelle Chess in the Park

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

Read more: Success at Elementary Nationals
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Ugandan Chess Champion Phiona Mutesi inspired hundred of students during visits to schools with National Scholastic Chess Foundation programs.

Read more: Queen of Katwe Inspires Students
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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.

Read more: NSCF Hosts "Queen of Katwe"

A new literacy component has been added to our program. Players will be gaining skills for chess and for life! 

Read more: Register Now for Summer Chess

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Recommended books for beginning players.