Chicago – The 10th annual All-Girls Nationals opened in Chicago with mayor Rahm Emanuel in attendance. A record-breaking 282 girls battle for victory in seven sections. See photos by Betsy Dynako below, follow pairings and standings on the Renaissance Knights homepage, and look for a full report after the tournament. Former World Champ and human [...]
Can you imagine the world without Picasso, Mozart, Pele, or Kasparov? Well, 50 years ago today, Garry Kasparov was born into the world. His accomplishments as a young chess prodigy thrust him into the world spotlight at a young age. Achieving the highest ranking in chess, Kasparov now devotes his time and energy to his [...]
(Chicago, IL) Garry Kasparov, the greatest chess legend of our time and, too many, the greatest player ever, will appear at the 2013 Kasparov Chess Foundation All-Girls National Championships held in Chicago, April 26- 28. The appearance is in conjunction with the Kasparov Chess Foundation, Renaissance Knights Chess Foundation (RKCF), and the United States Chess [...]
Nearly 1400 K – 12 Students Across Greater New York, Greater Mid-Atlantic, and Greater Chicago Areas Competed, And All Are Winners. New York, NY, Feb. 5, 2013 — Kasparov Chess Foundation held its 2013 original Scholastic Championships Series, spanning across major metropolitan areas of the nation these past two weekends. The Foundation organized and sponsored [...]
Individual and Team Scholastic Championships for Greater New York, Greater Mid-Atlantic, and Greater Chicago Areas of the United States. New York, NY, Jan 16, 2013 — Kasparov Chess Foundation welcomes students from K – 12 grades to take part in its 2013 Scholastic Championships Series, spanning across major metropolitan areas of the nation. The Foundation [...]
SAINT LOUIS, MO, Nov. 26, 2012 — Sam Sevian and Kayden Troff each won a gold medal at the World Youth Chess Championship, which concluded in Maribor, Slovenia, on November 18.
New York, NY, May 31, 2012 – Kasparov Chess Foundation is celebrating its tenth anniversary with a festive party in Bryant Park featuring a day of chess and fun for children of all ages and skill levels.
Chicago, IL, April 26, 2012 — The 2012 KCF All-Girls Nationals Chess Championships was one of the most successful tournaments in the competition’s 9 year history.