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Garry Kasparov Vs. Nigel Short, Live At the CCSCSL, April 25 – 26

World chess legends Garry Kasparov and Nigel Short will meet later this month for the first Battle of the Legends exhibition match, to be held in Saint Louis, the Chess Capital of the United States. On April 25-26, former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov and famed English Grandmaster Nigel Short will play a series of [...]

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International Launch of the Kasparov MiniChess Mobile Application

Download now: App Store http://bit.ly/minichess-iOS Google Play http://bit.ly/Minichess-GP City of Tshwane, Gauteng, 10 February, 2015 game released internationally – This is a historic day for us and we would love to share it with you. Come join the celebration as we launch the one-and-only Kasparov-MiniChess mobile game on App Store and Google Play. The MiniChess Mobile Game, [...]

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Private Equity Investor, J. Christopher Flowers Joins Kasparov Chess Foundation Board

New York, NY, Feb. 11, 2015 – The Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF) held its annual board meeting on Friday, February 6th, in New York City.  KCF’s Chairman and former World Champion, Garry Kasparov, welcomed J. Christopher Flowers to join the board of directors. Mr. Flowers is an American private equity investor and investment manager focused [...]

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Two Days At Our Young Stars – Team USA Program

For a personal look at our program for talented students, as featured on ChessBase, click here.

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A Weekend With Garry Kasparov

Check out IM Akshat Chandra’s recent article featured on the US Chess Federation’s web site on KCF’s Young Stars – Team USA program for talent students, click here.    

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Kasparov Chess Foundation Announces 2015 Individual and Team Regional Scholastic Championships

Seventh Annual Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Championships When:  Saturday, January 31, 2015; 09:30am – 05:00pm Where:  Baltimore Polytechnic Institute & Wester High School The Sixth Annual Greater Chicago Scholastic Championships When:  February 7, 2015; 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Where:  McCormick Place – West Building New York, NY, Jan. 27, 2015 — Kasparov Chess Foundation welcomes students [...]

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Check Out Pics From The 2015 Greater NY Championships

View our latest photo album from the 2015 Greater New York Scholastic Championships, click here!

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Tremendous Turnout For Kasparov Chess Foundation’s Greater New York Scholastic Chess Championships

1,000+ K – 12 Students Across Greater New York Entered This Year’s Tournament. New York, NY, Jan. 13, 2015 — Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF) held its 2015 Greater New York Scholastic Championships on Sat., Jan. 10th and Sun., Jan. 11th, at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge.  With more than 1,000 registrants, KCF [...]

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NYT – A Grandmaster Before 14, With Kasparov on His Side

  Check out the article in the 1/8/14 NY Times to learn more about Grandmaster Sam Sevian and how the Kasparov Chess Foundation works with young prodigies to help them become champions.  See A Grandmaster Before 14, With Kasparov on His Side.

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Boston Globe Features KCF’s Young Stars – Team USA Student, Sam Sevian, Youngest Grand Master

The Boston Globe’s Dec. 24th, 2014 issue includes an article titled, “Southbridge’s Sam Sevian, 13, is Youngest US Chess Grandmaster.“ In 2012, Sevian was selected by the Kasparov Chess Foundation in a partnership with the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis to develop American chess prodigies from around the nation. The program, called Young [...]

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