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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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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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Online Registration Opens for Greater NY Scholastic Championships

For those interested in registering for the 2015 Greater NY Scholastic Championships, please click here.

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Sevian, 13, Sets New Record as Youngest-Ever American Grandmaster

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 […]

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