Make The Right Move For Chess in Chicago

Renaissance Knights is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to bringing the many educational benefits of chess to children and young people throughout schools in the Chicago area by providing a complete chess curriculum, enrichment programs, tournaments and events. Since 2005, we have supported over 50 chess programs in Chicago, served over 20,000 children, provided thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment and scholarships to Chicago children, schools and community groups, and sponsored chess at many special events in Chicago.

 
News

Latest press & publication coverage…

School Programs

Thinking about adding chess classes to your program…

Tournaments

Check out our line up of tournaments…

Benefits of Chess Video

Studies worldwide have shown that playing chess has benefits…


Fox News Clip

Fox News Chicago segment on Renaissance Knights…

Camps

Out of school & need something to do, join one of our camps…

Donate

Your gift can a transform the life of a child!…

Volunteer

Get involved as a volunteer with Renaissance Knights…


ABC News Clip 

Our sponsorship of one inner city school leads to National Title…

All-Girls National

The most prestigious tournament in the U.S. for girls under 18…

Chicago Scholastic League

Inter-school competitions through weekend tournaments…

WGN News Clip

WGN’s Marcus Leshock checks out Renaissance Knights…