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Kasparov Delivers Commencement Speech at Saint Louis University – Receives Honorary Doctorate of Laws

On May 16, 2015, Garry Kasparov delivered the commencement speech at Saint Louis University.  To read the transcript of his speech, please click here.  To watch the entire commencement speech on video, click here.

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Executives From Kasparov Chess Foundation’s Five Branches Gathered for Annual Meeting In St. Louis On April 27, 2015

Representatives From All Five Continents Met to Map Out The Future of Chess Education. New York, NY, April 28, 2015 — Kasparov Chess Foundation held its annual conference on Monday, April 27th, at the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis, MO.  Leaders from all five Kasparov Chess Foundation’s worldwide branches, along with the [...]

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Record Breaking All-Girls Nationals in Chicago – Lampman & Behura Among Winners

This past weekend, the All Girls National Scholastic Championships took place in Chicago.  To read more about it, click here.  

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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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