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Operation Chess - www.operationchess.org A non-profit organization started by a 7th grader in Wisconsin to send chess sets to American soldiers stationed overseas. For every $20 raised, Operation Chess can send two chess sets to soldiers.



United States Chess Federation

State Scholastic Chess Associations
Scholastic Chess - Curriculum Guides by Alexey Root, PH.D.

Scholastic Chess - Resources for parents/Coaches/Educators/Students
International Scholastic Chess Sites/Resources
Chess Education – Higher Education 
Internet Playing Sites/Tools
Pairings Programs for Tournaments
Chess Supplies – Misc.
Chess Organizations & Foundations
Chess News & Media Resources
Chess Resources - Miscellaneous – History, Artwork
Other Helpful Chess Links Pages


United States Chess Federation - www.uschess.org

State Scholastic Chess Associations

Arkansas Scholastic Chess – www.angelfire.com/ar3/aca/Scholastic.htm

California (Northern) Scholastic Chess – www.calchess.org/

California (Southern) Scholastic Chess – home.comcast.net/~sccfscholastics/

Colorado Scholastic Chess – www.colorado-chess.com/scholast/school.shtml

Florida – Aluchua County Scholastic Chess – www.afn.org/~chess/acsca.html

Georgia Scholastic Chess – chess.photobooks.com/

Indiana Scholastic Chess – scichess.org/

Massachusetts – www.masschess.org/scholastics/index_scholastics.asp

Michigan Scholastic Chess – www.michess.org/scholastic/index.shtml

Mississippi – www.mcachess.org/

New Mexico Scholastic Chess – www.nmsco.org/

North Carolina ( Charlotte) Scholastic Chess – cmsca.org/

North Carolina ( Henderson County) Scholastic Chess – www.ioa.com/~hyde/chess.htm

Ohio – www.ohiochess.org/info.htm

Oklahoma Scholastic Chess Organization – www.okschess.org/

Pennsylvania Scholastic Chess – www.pscfchess.org/scholastics/

Pennsylvania (Western) Scholastic Chess – www.youthchess.net/

Tennessee Scholastic Chess – www.homestead.com/tnchessorg/scholastics.html

Texas Coastal Bend Chess Federation – www.ocbcf.org/wiki/Main/HomePage

Virginia Scholastic Chess – www.vschess.org/

Washington (Northwest) Scholastic Chess – mysite.verizon.net/kaech/

Wisconsin Scholastic Chess Federation: http://www.wisconsinscholasticchess.org

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Scholastic Chess - Curriculum Guides by Alexey Root, Ph.D.

Children and Chess: A Guide for Educators - lu.com/showbook.cfm?isbn=1591583586

Read, Write, Checkmate: http://lu.com/showbook.cfm?isbn=9781591587545

Science, Math, Checkmate: http://lu.com/showbook.cfm?isbn=9781591585718

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Scholastic Chess - Resources for Parents/Coaches/Educators/Students  

A Curriculum Guide for Scholastic Chess - www.schoolchess.com/download/school%20chess%20curriculum%20guide.pdf

A Guide to Scholastic Chess - www.uschess.org/scholastic/sc-guide2.html

About.com – Scholastic Chess - chess.about.com/od/scholastic/

Benefits of Chess for Academic Performance and Creative Thinking - vivacityinc.com/chess/BenefitsOfChess.pdf

Benefits of Chess for Children - www.deanofchess.com/benefits.htm

Chess & Standardized Test Scores - www.successchess.com/SCSKnights/SAT.html

Chess Coaching Links for people interested in teaching and learning about chess – exetercc.technocool.net/chessweb/links.html

Chess Improves Academic Performance - www.successchess.com/WeibelChess/NY2.html

Chess in Education – www.chesshouse.com/chess_and_education.asp

Chess in Education - www.nychesskids.com/files/chess_in_education.htm

Chess in Education – hawaiichess.homestead.com/Chess_in_Education.pdf

Chess in Education Committee of the United States Chess Federation - http://www.thechessacademy.org/USCF_Chess_Education_Committee.htm

Chess in Education Research Summary - chess.photobooks.com/genesis/web_pages/html/smart.html

Chess in Education Workshop in Chicago, August 2006 - http://www.uschess.org/news/press/uspr0609.php

Chess in Schools – www.edutechchess.com/whychess.html

Chess in Schools - www.portfolio.mvm.ed.ac.uk/studentwebs/session4/18/schools.htm

Chess Makes Kids Smart - www.successchess.com/SCSKnights/Smart2.html

Chess Matrix – Scholastic Chess Information - www.geocities.com/thechessmatrix/sch-program.html

Chess Matrix – Scholastic Tournament Pamphlet - www.geocities.com/thechessmatrix/pamphlet.html

Chess: The Right Move for your After-school Program - www.schoolchess.com/afterschoolpgm.asp

Doctor's Gambit Mates Schoolkids With Chess - www.schoolchess.com/coates.asp

Directory of State Scholastic Chess Coordinators - www.uschess.org/directories/coordinators.htm

Educational Benefits - www.portfolio.mvm.ed.ac.uk/studentwebs/session4/18/edbenefits.htm

Food for Thought Software’s Think Like A King - www.educationupdate.com/archives/2004/feb04/issue/chess_food.html

Frequently asked questions regarding scholastic chess – www.colorado-chess.com/scholast/FrequentlyAskedQuestions.shtml

How to Organize A School Chess Club - www.schoolchess.com/download/org%20chess%20club.pdf

Illinois Scholastic Chess- www.IllinoisScholasticChess.org

Junior Chess Coaching Ideas - www.btinternet.com/~cccs.chess/ChessClubCoaching.htm

New York Chess Kids Scholastic Page - www.nychesskids.com/

NM Dan Heisman - Chess Page - www.danheisman.com

Pick up the pieces (article in Edutopia: How to Save Public Education) - http://www.edutopia.org/magazine/ed1article.php?id=Art_1302&issue=jun_05

Promotional materials for Scholastic Chess - www.uschess.org/scholastic/sc-promo.php

Relationship Between Classroom Chess Instruction And Verbal, Quantitative, And Nonverbal Reasoning Abilities Of Economically Disadvantaged Students. J. Eberhard. Doctoral Thesis Chess_Study

Review of “A Parent’s Guide to Chess” by Dan Heisman - www.jeremysilman.com/book_reviews_ck/ck_parent_gd_chess.html

Sample lesson in using chess to teach medieval history - http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Social_Studies/World_History/WRH0002.html

Scholastic Chess Research Bibliography - www.uschess.org/scholastic/sc-research.html

Scholastic Chess Information from Duif's Place - www.jaderiver.com/chess/scholast.html#news

Scholastic Chess Site Organizer’s Checklist – Southern Arizona Chess Association - www.sazchess.org/scholcheck.htm

Teacher’s Guide: Research and Benefits of Chess (by Dr. Robert Ferguson) – www.quadcitychess.com/benefits_of_chess.html

The Benefits of Chess in Education – A compilation of articles - http://www.psmcd.net/otherfiles/BenefitsOfChessInEdScreen2.pdf

The Chess Academy - http://www.thechessacademy.org/

The George Koltanowski Memorial Conference on Chess and Education – www.geocities.com/chess_camp/george_koltanowski_memorial_conf.htm

The Case for Chess as a Tool to Develop Our Children’s Minds - www.auschess.org.au/articles/chessmind.htm

The Effects of Chess on Reading Scores - www.geocities.com/chess_camp/margulies.pdf

The Importance of Chess in the Classroom http://www.njoychess.com/Education/wojcio.pdf

The Role of Chess in Modern Education - http://www.kidchess.com/milat_roleofchess.htm

Tips For Parents of Young Chessplayers from Duif’s Place - www.jaderiver.com/chess/parents.html

U.S. Chess Federation Scholastic Chess Page - www.uschess.org/scholastic/

What do educators say about benefits of chess education? (Educator Quotes) - vivacityinc.com/chess/benefitsofchesseducation.htm

Why Offer Chess in Schools - chess.about.com/library/weekly/aa05a08a.htm

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International Scholastic Chess Sites/Resources

Chess’n Math Association - www.chess-math.org/index.php

Chess Education debate in British House of Commons -

1. www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm199899/cmhansrd/vo990315/debtext/90315-41.htm

2. www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld199900/ldhansrd/pdvn/lds03/text/31028-03.htm

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Chess Education – Higher Education 

About UTDallas Program - www.utdallas.edu/orgs/chess/edu.html

University of Texas at Dallas, Chess in Education program – Online classes - http://www.utdallas.edu/chess/education-camp/chess-in-education.html

University of Texas at Dallas Chess Program - News - www.utdallas.edu/orgs/chess/

Second Koltanowski International Conference on Chess and Education, Novenber 18-19, 2011



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Internet Playing Sites/Tools

Please note that you may wish to check these Internet Chess sites’ policy statements for chat room monitoring to be sure they will be appropriate chess-playing venues for children. Internet Chess Club - www.chessclub.com/

Record your chess games played on the Internet - www.johnpratt.com/items/chess/chess_recorder.html

US Chess Live – www.uschesslive.org

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Pairings Programs for Tournaments

Both systems are compatible with Think Like A King® (Data can be exported from Chess Club Manager© to create pairings and run tournaments.)

SwissSys - www.swisssys.com  www.dgtprojects.com/home1.htm

WinTD - www.estima.com/chess/index.shtml   

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Chess Supplies – Misc.  

American Chess Equipment - www.amchesseq.com/products.html

Chess boards & pieces – www.chesscentral.com/chess-boards/chess-boards.htm and www.chesscentral.com/chess-sets-pieces.htm

Chess furniture - www.thebestchesstables.com/car/customer/

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Chess Organizations & Foundations

American Chess School - www.amchess.org/

America ’s Foundation for Chess (AF4C) – www.af4c.org

Be Someone - www.besomeone.org

Chess in Chicago - www.chessinchicago.org/

Chessopolis - www.chessopolis.com/

Chessville - All the latest about chess – www.chessville.com

National Scholastic Chess Foundation – www.nscfchess.org/nscflink.htm

Renaissance Knights Foundation- www.RKNIGHTS.org

United States Chess Federation - www.uschess.org

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Chess News & Media Resources  

Chess Café - www.chesscafe.com/

The Chess Chronicle (online chess e-zine) - www.pkchess.bizland.com/chesschronicle/index.php

Chess Journalists of America - www.chessjournalism.org/links.htm#publications

Google News: Scholastic Chess - news.google.com/news?hl=en&edition=us&ie=UTF-8&q=scholastic+chess&btnG=Search+News

Google News: School Chess - news.google.com/news?hl=en&edition=us&ie=UTF-8&q=school+chess&btnG=Search+News

New in Chess Magazine - www.newinchess.com/

This Week in Chess - www.chesscenter.com/twic/twic.html

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Chess Resources - Miscellaneous – History, Artwork

Bobby Fischer- www.wacklepedia.com/bobby_fischer/bobby_fischer.html

Chess Archaeology - www.chessarch.com/arch.shtml

Chess Graphics - www.chessgraphics.net/

Chess Galaxy - www.geocities.com/duvvuriravi/chessgalaxy.html

La Mecca – Chess Encyclopedia - maskeret.com/mecca/index.shtml

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Other Helpful Chess Links Pages

About.com – Chess- chess.about.com/

Bucknell University Chess Club - www.orgs.bucknell.edu/chessclub/links/linklist.html

Startchess.com - www.startchess.com/

Steve Pribut’s Chess Page - www.drpribut.com/sports/chess.html

The Chess Portal - www.schackportalen.nu/English/eramportal.htm

Yahoo Chess Links - dir.yahoo.com/Recreation/games/board_games/chess/

University of Pittsburgh Chess Club Links Page - www.pitt.edu/~schach/

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