Congratulations to all the winners and players who came out to play in our first tournament of the season. We had 221 players from 33 schools many of them playing in their first competitive tournament.Continue Reading →
Read all about Renaissance Knight’s exciting partnership with Chicago Public Schools & the Chicago Police Department to promote non-violence and increase positive relationships with through chess centered programs in the DNAInfo article about our Summer Chess Experience for High School students.
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20 CPS High School students will have the opportunity to participate in the CHESS SUMMER EXPERIENCE. This unique summer camp is a part of the new Cops & Kids Chess Initiative to afford additional engagement opportunities to students from diverse communities throughout the city. Students will be paid $8.25 / hour to learn life skills through chess centered programing. More Info
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By plane, train, bus & car players and their families made their way to Chicago to compete in the 14th Annual KCF All-Girls National Championships. Due to multiple weather cancellations, many players from the east coast were unable to make the tournament. Others did what every they could to make it to the tournament; to include taking the bus or train, renting a car and driving all night, spending days in the airport to get on another plane. Results
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As of 3/26/17, 386 players have registered for this year’s All-Girls National Championship taking place at the Hyatt McCormick Place in Chicago on April 7-9. With 2017 being a SuperNationals year, we are preparing for a record breaking 500+ players at this year’s tournament.Continue Reading →