In partnership with US Chess Federation Sales, US Chess seeks eligible Title I schools that need equipment for their school-based chess programs. Programs that teach chess as part of their school day or are run as an afterschool enrichment activity are eligible to apply. Accepted schools will receive:
- 5 vinyl chess boards
- 5 sets of pieces
- 1 demonstration board for use in instruction
To apply for a chess program starter kit, please apply online through this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ChessDonation-2019-2020
And if you’re coaching beginning players, check out ChessKid.com!
ChessKid.com makes it easy for any teacher or adult to run a chess program! Whether after school or during the school day, the ChessKid Classroom Lesson Planner guides teachers and students through the most important 30 lessons that every beginner chess player needs to learn. Everything is in the planner, from videos and lessons to worksheets and games to play with the pieces. The planner also aligns each lesson with specific math concepts!