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The NSCF offers weekly chess enrichment classes in schools throughout The Bronx and Westchester County, New York; Fairfield County and Western Connecticut, as well as in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties, Florida. These programs run before or after school or during lunchtimes.

NSCF enrichment classes offer a balance between formal lessons and structured play time where students are paired with opponents of similar strength. Instructors provide helpful comments on the games students played to encourage application of the concepts taught in the lessons. Students have fun and gain new skills for the chess board and for life.

Most extra-curricular chess programs are offered in partnership with the school’s Parent-Teacher Association. To help PTAs manage the program, the NSCF offers a secure online-registration system. Participating schools are given a dedicated link and a password that the PTA can distribute to parents to facilitate online registration. Of course, many schools still choose to collect payment from the parents, and that works too.

NSCF chess enrichment

If you are interested in bringing high-quality chess instruction to your school, please contact us by email: or telephone: (914) 683-5322.