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I.S. 318 Wins The Jr. High National Championship

27-04-2015 Hits:41 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

I.S. 318 Wins The Jr. High National Championship

Once again the amazing kids from Brooklyn prove anything is possible! With a rich tradition of excellence, the legendary I.S. 318 does it again and wins the K - 9 Jr. High National Championship! We are proud to have you as members of the Chess NYC community and thank you for the great example you set!!! Read more

Huge Success @ All The Girls Nationals in Chicago

21-04-2015 Hits:89 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

Huge Success @ All The Girls Nationals in Chicago

Several of our Superstar girls teams headed to Chicago for the annual All Girls Nationals! Not only did they compete against the countries best girls, they thrived! Way to go I.S. 318 U 14 on Winning the 2015 National Championship! Now lets get back to beating the boys :) Read more

Huge Summer Camp Deals | Expires 4/30/15

13-04-2015 Hits:272 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

Huge Summer Camp Deals | Expires 4/30/15

"From Chess Leaders to Grand Masters, these Camps are sure to captivate, motivate and generate SOCIAL , well adjusted Chess players. Each child will receive as much chess time as they like while enjoying mind clearing, fun and cooling break opportunities. Overflowing with supervision, special attention to those with greater commitment levels to Chess, as well as those who... Read more

Master Majur's Journey Featured in the Washington Post

26-03-2015 Hits:230 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

Master Majur's Journey Featured in the Washington Post

"They lost sense of time and distance, crossing into Ethiopia and measuring their journey by watching the moon expand and become full; four full moons came and went, Juac says, before they stopped after walking hundreds of miles. Then, when Ethiopia’s government was overthrown in 1991, they were forced, under the threat of being shot, to turn and walk... Read more

Chess NYC Camps Head Into Brooklyn

16-03-2015 Hits:305 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

Chess NYC Camps Head Into Brooklyn

Long servicing the Manhattan Community, here's an idea whose time has come, Chess NYC Fun & Training Camps...In Brooklyn! All Levels. Ages 4 and older! Chess NYC, St. John's Lutheran Church & Town Square Bring You Greenpoint Chess Camp! From Chess Leaders to Grand Masters, this Camp is sure to captivate, motivate and generate chess players. Each child will receive as much... Read more

Professional Development @ Chess NYC

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Professional Development @ Chess NYC

Chess NYC coaches participated in an afternoon of professional development. D.O.E certified teachers helped introduce new classroom management techniques, ensuring more productive learning environments for our Chess NYC students. We look forward to continuing to learn and improve as educators, each and every day!  Read more

Big Wins @ The New York State Chess Championships

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Big Wins @ The New York State Chess Championships

As Chess NYC Programs continue to mature, the advances increase and their steady progress is indisputably measurable. Chess NYC Schools throughout New York City continue to impact Championships. In preparation for National competition, Chess NYC Schools marched through the 2015 New York State Chess Championships. Congratulations IS 318, Chelsea Prep, PS 11, Lower Lab and PS 34!    Read more

Schools Closed | Spring Break Chess Camps

11-02-2015 Hits:506 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

Schools Closed | Spring Break Chess Camps

"Our child did a one week camp session and he went from having only a basic knowledge of the pieces to playing competitively with family members. I see his self confidence growing in his own intelligence with his increased mastery of chess. He loved every day at camp and is asking to go back. The most dramatic result is... Read more

G & T Quads are a Smashing Success

01-02-2015 Hits:649 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

G & T Quads are a Smashing Success

The 1st Season of our Chess NYC G & T Saturday Quads was a SMASHING Success! We had over 115 players participate and many of the countries today scholastic players used this as their training ground! The competition was consistent and competitive throughout and most importantly great sportsmanship was shown and new friendships developed! We look forward to next season starting February... Read more

Chess NYC @ The CIS MLK Tournament

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Chess NYC @ The CIS MLK Tournament

A great way to celebrate MLK Day! Children of all races, ages, gender and social backgrounds playing TOGETHER. A Great Job Chelsea Prep, I.S 318, Lower Lab, PS 11 and PS 3! A special thanks to the great staff of Chess in the Schools for another wonderful event! (Click title for more information)   Read more

Winter Break Chess Camps | Feb 16th - 20th

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Winter Break Chess Camps | Feb 16th - 20th

"Our child did a one week camp session and he went from having only a basic knowledge of the pieces to playing competitively with family members. I see his self confidence growing in his own intelligence with his increased mastery of chess. He loved every day at camp and is asking to go back. The most dramatic result is that... Read more

Chess NYC Storms the 2015 City Championships

12-01-2015 Hits:701 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

Chess NYC Storms the 2015 City Championships

As Chess NYC Programs continue to mature, the advances increase and their steady progress is, indisputably, measurable. Chess NYC Schools throughout New York City continue to impact Championships. In preparation for National competition, Chess NYC Schools marched through the 2015 Greater New Scholastic Chess Championship. Congratulations IS 318, Chelsea Prep, PS 11, Lower Lab, PS 59, YCS, HLA...Congratulations Team Chess... Read more

Now Enrolling 2015 Programs

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Now Enrolling 2015 Programs

Chess NYC's philosophy in Chess Instruction is to emphasize sport and fun and provide as much chess instruction as a child can bear...but not more......In doing so and providing supervised, spirited play, each student associates Chess with fun, and therefore larger numbers of them ultimately excel or @ least become proficient in the great, significant, game of chess. In keeping... Read more

Chess NYC Excels at the National Level

16-12-2014 Hits:477 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

Chess NYC Excels at the National Level

From Heart Start Junior's...To weekly rated matches...Fun & Training Camps, to hard core $5,000 Saturdays, the results continue. This weekend @ The Nationals, beyond some incredible individual achievement Chess NYC Schools, Teams were able to place: 8th Grade- 1st Place Nationwide 7th Grade- 1st Place Nationwide 6th Grade - 2nd Place Nationwide 4th Grade - 2nd Place Nationwide 3rd Grade - 7th place Nationwide 5th Grade -... Read more

What's Happening in December

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What's Happening in December

Ephasizing sport and fun and providing as much chess instruction as a child can bear...but careful to overload...enjoying supervised, spirited play, each student associates Chess with fun, and therefore larger numbers of them ultimately excel or at least become proficient in the great, significant, game of chess. This December Chess NYC is offering, weekly tournaments, camps ever day schools are closed... Read more

Holiday Chess Camps | Dec 24, 26, 29 - 1/2

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Holiday Chess Camps | Dec 24, 26, 29 - 1/2

From Chess Leaders to Grand Masters, these Camps are sure to captivate, motivate and generate SOCIAL , well adjusted Chess players. Each child will receive as much chess time as they like while enjoying mind clearing, fun and cooling break opportunities. Overflowing with supervision, special attention to those with greater commitment levels to Chess, as well as those who need... Read more

An Important Note of Thanks

28-11-2014 Hits:511 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

An Important Note of Thanks

We are thankful for a great deal around here @ Chess NYC. As we, once again, prepare to "turn off the Chess" and spend a peaceful day with our families (though perhaps play a game or 2 there?), we take pause to reflect on what has been another remarkable year by every measure. On behalf of the entire Chess NYC... Read more

Majur Juac: Once a Lost Boy of Sudan, Now a Chess NYC Coach

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Majur Juac: Once a Lost Boy of Sudan, Now a Chess NYC Coach

“We ate one meal a day. When you go to school in the morning you have nothing to eat until 7 p.m. To wait without something to do was terrible. But when I’m on a chess board, I can play all day without thinking of eating.” - Majur Juac | Wall Street Journal   Read more

Chess NYC Preps for Nationals!!!

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Chess NYC Preps for Nationals!!!

Successfully competing on a local level, several Chess NYC schools have qualified to compete on a National level in December. Individuals and Teams from Chelsea Prep/PS 33, PS 11, IS 318 and Lower Lab will all be heading to Orlando to represent NYC and play for National Titles.   Read more

What's Happening @ Chess NYC in November

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What's Happening @ Chess NYC in November

Ephasizing sport and fun and providing as much chess instruction as a child can bear...but careful to overload...enjoying supervised, spirited play, each student associates Chess with fun, and therefore larger numbers of them ultimately excel or at least become proficient in the great, significant, game of chess. This November Chess NYC is offering, weekly tournaments, camps ever day schools are... Read more

Help Support PS 33 Chess in our Quest for National Success!

27-10-2014 Hits:746 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

Help Support PS 33 Chess in our Quest for National Success!

This Wednesday, Join us as we host a screening of the critically acclaimed film Brooklyn Castle and meet some of the stars too! The story about an underfunded, inner City school dominating the competitive scholastic Chess world will move even the coldest of hearts and surely inspire everyone to be just a little bit greater. The movie will be shown... Read more

PS 183 Annual Halloween Tournament | October 26th

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PS 183 Annual Halloween Tournament | October 26th

Join Chess NYC for our Annual Halloween Chess Tournament at PS 183! Make sure to come in costume as we willl be awarding best costume prizes! These "Boutique", RATED Events are the perfect introduction for advancing Players to Tournament play! Testing there games against like skilled opponents in a structured, yet comfortable environment ensures confidence building and improved play. Tournament... Read more

Chess NYC Camps: Every Day Schools are Closed

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Chess NYC Camps: Every Day Schools are Closed

From Chess Leaders to Grand Masters, these Camps are sure to captivate, motivate and generate SOCIAL , well adjusted Chess players. Each child will receive as much chess time as they like while enjoying mind clearing,fun and cooling (sometimes wet) break opportunities. Overflowing with supervision, special attention to those with greater commitment levels to Chess, as well as those who need... Read more

What's Happening @ Chess NYC in October

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What's Happening @ Chess NYC in October

Ephasizing sport and fun and providing as much chess instruction as a child can bear...but careful to overload...enjoying supervised, spirited play, each student associates Chess with fun, and therefore larger numbers of them ultimately excel or at least become proficient in the great, significant, game of chess. This October Chess NYC is offering, weekly tournaments, camps ever day schools are... Read more

New $5,000 G & T Quad League | G/70, D5

26-09-2014 Hits:1075 Newsflash Chess NYC - avatar Chess NYC

New $5,000 G & T Quad League | G/70, D5

Chess NYC announces our new G & T Elite Competition, Guaranteed $5000 Saturday Chess League. This League is aimed towards scholastic and tournament players alike with a commitment to improvement and chess excellence. These weekly G & T Meets accommodate players rated 1000 - 2100 USCF and will follow a quad format (3 Rounds, G70, D5). The top rated registered... Read more

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"We played a game of chess and I cannot believe it,but he was 100% improved and confident. You guys are amazing. I never ever dreamed to see such a result in such a short period of time. I CANNOT thank you enough!" - Current Parent, UES