The mission of the NSCF is to bring the benefits of a chess education to children.
The NSCF promotes the study of chess as an educational tool in curricular classes and enrichment programs for elementary, middle and high schools.
The NSCF aspires to meet its social responsibility to assist children
in economically depressed communities to receive the benefits of chess.
The NSCF organizes
for those students who are attracted to the competitive aspect of chess
in order to spur them to higher levels of intellectual achievement.
The NSCF provides a national forum for discussing and exploring innovative
teaching techniques in an effort to connect more effectively with students of all ages.