Category Archives: Scholastic Chess

13 Dec

The Schein – Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project

The U.S. Chess Trust is a proud supporter of the Schein-Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project Our scholarships and programs are supported by charitable donations and the Trust does not receive any grants nor government funding.  Our donors help us support this ...

05 Oct

Denker Tournament of High School Champions (Aug. 4 -7, 2012)

“The Denker Tournament of High School Champions is proud to announce that the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) has once again given a scholarship to be awarded to the winner of the 2012 Denker tournament. Check out the video ...

16 May

Dewain Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions

(Revision March 22, 2011) Rules and Regulations Coming Up!  July 30, 2011 to August 2, 2011 General Information This invitational tournament will be played during the 2011 U.S. Open in Orlando, Florida from July 30, 2011 to August 2, 2011. ...

06 May

2011 National Elementary (K-6) Championship

Click Here to See the Final Results! 2011 Elementary Nationals: A K-1 Preview By Kele Perkins May 6, 2011 The main event of the 2011 Elementary National Championships begins today and was preceded by a simul by GM Maurice Ashley, ...

01 May

2011 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipients Announced

May 1, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 2011 Scholar-Chessplayer Award Recipients are: Chaz Daly, FL Andrew Ng, NJ Eigen Wang, NY Kevin Zhang, AZ Andrew Shvartsman, NJ Congratulations to the winners for their outstanding achievement! These annual scholarships awarded by ...

29 Apr

2011 National High School (K-12) Championship

More Than 1,300 Students Compete at the National High School Championship 29 April – 1 May, 2011 · Nashville, TN  (28 April – Bughouse & Blitz) Location Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center 2800 Opryland Drive Nashville, TN 37214 “More ...

12 Oct

3rd Annual Schein-Friedman Awards Announced

By Mark Schein and Aviv Friedman October 12, 2010 The Schein – Friedman Scholastic Recognition Project is glad to announce its third year scholarship recipients. This year’s selection was especially tough, with many qualified applicants, who are amongst the best ...

14 Sep

National Youth Action and K-12s Set for 2010

National Youth Action Championships November 5-7, Long Branch, NJ Ocean Place Resort and Spa The National Youth Action is a nine-round swiss with a G/30 time control, split up into four sections, K-12, K-9, K-6 and K-3. The main event ...

17 Aug

Deadline for the Schein – Friedman Scholastic Project is Approaching (Sept. 30, 2010)

Schein – Friedman Scholastic Project By FM Aviv Friedman and Mark Schein Mark Schein and Aviv Friedman, in cooperation with the US Chess Trust, are happy to announce their third annual scholastic recognition project. The project is designed to help ...

27 May

GM Arnold Denker: The Legacy

The Denker Tournament of High School Champions turned twenty-five years old this last August. I paused to reflect on how this event has evolved because at the start there wasn’t even a site picked. GM Denker simply said to me ...

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