19-08-2014 Hits:536 Newsflash Chess NYC
Chess NYC announced today the acquisition of reigning USA Champion GM Gata Kamsky to compete for the New York Knights. The Season launches August 26th 7:10pm when The Knights will be on their new "Home Court", the World Famous Friars Club, taking on the Boston Blitz. "Last year we came up a little bit short" stated Co-Director Michael Propper "and... Read more
11-08-2014 Hits:188 Newsflash Chess NYC
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.
09-08-2014 Hits:191 Newsflash Chess NYC
Over the past 5 years our Chess NYC Fun & Training Camps have experienced tremendous growth and success! We can proudly say that this week we hosted our largest chess camps to date with over 600 participants attending 5 incredible days across all 4 camp locations. Thank you!
22-07-2014 Hits:410 Newsflash Chess NYC
Join Chess NYC August 24th! Tournament participation is an important part of a chess player's advancement and enjoyment of the game. An opportunity to play with "like skilled" opponents in a structured Tournament, is an experience that motivates pursuit of improvement and creates even more cooperative students.
21-07-2014 Hits:246 Newsflash Chess NYC
Chess NYC is thrilled to be offering chess all summer long in the Hamptons! Every Thursday evening at the famed Guild Hall in East Hampton along with two full weeks at the uber cool Hamptons hot spot The Georgica Resturant & Lounge in Wainscott! "Chess by day, Hamptons party by night, it doesent get any cooler then that" - Steven... Read more
20-07-2014 Hits:265 Newsflash Chess NYC
Breaking News: After much deliberation we are excited to introduce the 2014/2015 Chess NYC official color! Every year Chess NYC launches its offical color! From yellow to green to carolina blue to orange we hope you enjoy the bright colors! Make sure to stop by one of our Chess NYC events and get your official 2014-15 T-Shirt!
17-07-2014 Hits:255 Newsflash Chess NYC
We can't believe we are almost finished week # 5 of Chess NYC Summer Camp! We currently have four great camp locations running simultaneously, each with their own vibe and culture but with the same Chess NYC approach and commitment to fun and excellence! If your around, come join us for a half day, day, week.. or entire summer! "It's... Read more
07-07-2014 Hits:288 Newsflash Chess NYC
"The chess was serious and competitive, but the tournament was interspersed and capped off with fun stuff for the kids... Bottom line, Chess NYC knows how to balance chess and fun so that your kids don't go overboard with one or the other." - Jamaal Abdul-Alim (2013 Chess Journalist of the Year)
03-07-2014 Hits:605 Newsflash Chess NYC
Justus Williams is featured in the new Disney Series, Citizen Kid!!! We are very proud of Justus' continued growth, involvement and impact in the Chess NYC community & beyond!!! Click the title to watch Justus in action
01-07-2014 Hits:476 Newsflash Chess NYC
Now that Summer 2014 has begun and Camps are in place, we thought we'd take a moment and explain a day of Chess NYC Fun & Training Camp for you. While 3 hours of Chess activities are threaded through each full 8 hour day for every Camper, that's just the beginning of these great Fun & Training Camps! Outdoor fun... Read more
27-06-2014 Hits:373 Newsflash Chess NYC
It is rare that we get overwhelmed or overly excited around here @ Chess NYC, we are the very definition of "cool" after all..But the addition of Jerald Times to our Team is special. He brings an energy, skill level and focus that is rarely seen in the Chess Community. Master Times brings the "juice" that we so often talk... Read more
15-05-2014 Hits:291 Newsflash Chess NYC
What a great weekend for Chelsea Prep at the Nationals in Dallas!!! Our Team Placed Top 10 in the USA (K - 3 Open)! Our team played inspired, played hard and played as a team! The team spirit was strong and we were very proud to coach a wonderful bunch of students!!! The team was led by Sumit, Adam, Ethan... Read more
14-05-2014 Hits:392 Newsflash
Save Big on Summer Chess and More @ PS 3! Celebrating 5 Great Camp Years (2009 - 2014) With a $39 Summer Chess Camp Offer! Perhaps We've Gone Nuts? (some might say we already were?) Buy em fast, we are sure they are going to go quick! (Last time they Sold Out) You Will Receive a Certified Voucher for Each... Read more
13-05-2014 Hits:272 Newsflash
Chess NYC launched the first of several scheduled International Matches for Students participating in their Chess NYC Programs. Last Wednesday, April 23rd @ 7:30 pm, ten 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Chess NYC Students played Matches with Students of their partner School, Fuxin Elementary School in Fuxin China.
12-05-2014 Hits:282 Newsflash
Chess NYC coaches will introduce, challenge and make competitors out of each and every student...all summer long! Coaches from Chess NYC (Greenwich Villlage) will trek out to East Hampton with their unique (FUN) Chess NYC lesson plan and all participants, no matter their age or background, will learn and play the exciting game of Chess, guaranteed! Thursday evenings and full... Read more
01-05-2014 Hits:253 Newsflash Chess NYC
28-04-2014 Hits:317 Newsflash
Join Chess NYC @ The Elementary Nationals, May 9th - 11th in Dallas! From all of our beginners, to our more advanced Chess Players, there are separate, appropriate, sections for all. Chess NYC will provide Team Rooms and on site Coaching and support for strategy and game analysis, along with refreshments and good old mind clearing " down time" fun between matches. Learn More
28-04-2014 Hits:297 Newsflash
Each child will receive as much chess time as we can get while enjoying, mind clearing, fun, break opportunities. Overflowing with supervision, special attention to those with greater commitment levels to Chess, as well as those who need an extra boost are just a few of the advantages of these exciting weeks of Camp. Learn More...
20-01-2014 Hits:278 Newsflash
Each child will receive as much chess time as we can get while enjoying, mind clearing, fun, break opportunities. Overflowing with supervision, special attention to those with greater commitment levels to Chess, as well as those who need an extra boost are just a few of the advantages of these exciting weeks of Camp. Learn More About of Presidents Week Camp(s)
13-01-2014 Hits:282 Newsflash
Chess NYC had a blast at the 2014 Greater New York Scholastic Championships! With over 100 players participating and teams in 6 sections it was truly a day of (chess) fun and competition! We had many city champs @ both the individual and team levels all of whom we are VERY proud!!! In face the measurable improvement across the board was... Read more
10-12-2013 Hits:326 Newsflash
GM Magnus Carlsen had this to say. "I am pleased to help support the Growth of Chess NYC, their impressive reach, exciting approach to Chess instruction and emphasis on the love and fun of the game is getting global notice. I look forward to a long and strong alliance with the Chess NYC Team, Propper and Makofsky are truly on... Read more
27-11-2013 Hits:270 Newsflash
We are thankful for a great deal around here @ Chess NYC. As we 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 an amazing year. On behalf of the entire Chess NYC Gang and our Families, we are grateful... Read more
26-11-2013 Hits:285 Newsflash
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22-11-2013 Hits:278 Newsflash
The Chess NYC Community Proudly Salutes our Friend GM Magnus Carlsen on Becoming the New World Chess Champion!
Chennai, India - With a Score of 6.5 - 3.5 GM Magnus Carlsen defeats GM Viswanathan Anand and becomes the New World Chess Champion! Magnus Carlsen ushers in a new generation for Chess, and we look forward to our continued friendship with Magnus!
20-11-2013 Hits:270 Newsflash
Sunday was a blast! We started out with a meet and greet over a few chess games and some yummy pizza. During this time girls got to know one another and meet other girls throughout the city and share their love for Chess.