06 Jun

One of the Winners of the Scholastic Service Awards: Southern Arizona Chess Association (SACA)

The Southern Arizona Chess Association (SACA) is one of the recipients of the prestigious Scholastic Service Award (Organization). The Southern Arizona Chess Association (SACA) has been an affiliate of the USCF since 1980. During the school year, SACA runs a scholastic league ...

05 Jun

Help Make a Difference in the Chess Community! Make Your Online Donation Today !

The U.S. Chess Trust helps support many chess programs & events ! Help us continue to offer these programs and resources by making your Online Donation today! Remember, making a donation is fast, easy and secure ! Just click on ...

04 Jun

One of the Winners of the 2008 Scholastic Service Award: Steven Shutt

Steven Shutt Note from the Editor: Beatriz Marinello I have had the honor to know Steven Shutt since 1991. Since then, I have seen Steven performing different roles, such as an expert level player, chess coach, member of the Scholastic ...

03 Jun

One of the Winners of the 2008 Scholastic Service Award: Michael Khodarkovsky

Michael Khodarkovsky About Michael Khodarkovsky An internationally ranked chess master,  Michael Khodarkovsky was born in Odessa, Ukraine, on July 21, 1958, and now resides in New Jersey. Michael was a well known trainer of chess champions in the former Soviet ...

01 Jun

Cognitive Development and Chess for Kindergarten and Pre-K Students

By WIM Beatriz Marinello In the 1970s and 1980s, educators, psycologists and chess aficionados were wondering – At what age can a child be introduced to the game of chess? This question was especially interesting because of the theories developed ...

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