Dedicated to improving education and inspiring excellence through chess, the National Scholastic Chess Foundation specializes in curricular chess instruction and offers strategic development support for schools and other partners.

NSCF’s founder and executive director is FIDE Master Sunil Weeramantry, a nationally acclaimed instructor who has over 40 years experience teaching, coaching and developing award-winning programs.

  • Next Event in New Rochelle


    Our next NSCF Grand Prix event is Saturday, December 10 at William B. Ward Elementary in New Rochelle.

    For info or to register, please visit Tournaments>2016-17 Tournaments 

    To register by mail, please download this form.



  • Grand Prix Leaders 2016-17

    High School: Oneill,Reuben
    Middle School: Klein,Jack
    Fifth Grade: Low,Beatrice
    Fourth Grade Schiwek,Thomas
    Third Grade: Klenoff,Caleb
    Second Grade: Doyle,Charles
    K-1: Dean,Colin
    Kindergarten: Phung,Alexandra

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