Undeterred by the tornado warnings, 98 NSCF chess players had great performances at the 2014 USCF National Elementary Championship May 9-11 in Dallas.
Success at Elementary Nationals
Woodlands attracts 87 players
The NSCF had its first event of the 2013-2014 tournament season. 87 players participated in seven USCF rated sections. The sections cover a broad range of ages, experience and ratings. In the K/1 section there was Chase Hurst a pre-K student from Greenwich Country Day.
Queen of Katwe Inspires Students
Ugandan Chess Champion Phiona Mutesi inspired hundred of students during visits to schools with National Scholastic Chess Foundation programs.
Planning Next NSCF Fundraiser
With an increased focus on providing chess instruction for many more children regardless of income and for creating programs that help advance chess in education nationwide, NSCF is developing its fundraising capacity and is planning our next fundraiser for Fall 2014. We hope from there to make this an annual event.
NSCF Hosts "Queen of Katwe"
Uganda’s Junior chess champion Phiona Mutesi and her coach will share the inspiring story of how chess helped her overcome a life in the slums.