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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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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Kasparov Chess Foundation Presents 49th Annual Greater New York Scholastic Team and Individual Chess Championships
In association with: WHEN: Sat., Jan 10 – Sun., Jan. 11, 2015 WHERE: New York Marriott Hotel At The Brooklyn Bridge New York, NY, Dec. 20, 2014 — The Kasparov Chess Foundation is hosting and sponsoring, in association with Barclaycard, the 2015 Greater New York Scholastic Team and Individual Chess Championships. America’s longest-running, rated scholastic [...]
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SAINT LOUIS (November 24, 2014) – A 13-year-old has set a new low for chess’ highest achievement. On Saturday evening at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, Boston seventh-grader Sam Sevian completed the final requirement necessary to earn the title of Grandmaster, the highest title a chess player can attain. There are [...]
Kayden Troff, who recently won the US Chess Championships, has participated in KCF’s Gifted Students program. To read all about his recent win, click here: The United States Chess Federation – GM Kayden Troff Crowned Junior Champ in Saint Louis
“The lawmakers were competing in the first Congressional Chess Tournament, designed to raise awareness of the game’s educational benefits and the importance of introducing chess to young people nationwide. Joining the teen coaches was Garry Kasparov, arguably the greatest chess player of all time.” To read the entire article, Congressmen Play Chess to Raise Awareness [...]