We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit dedicated to girls in chess.
Our mission is to encourage and enable more girls to not only learn chess but to stick with it. Chess teaches invaluable lessons that carry weight well beyond the board. Chess has the ability to shape minds, instill learnings and impact life's trajectory.
Unfortunately, the retention rate for girls in chess is low and the drop off point is ~13 years old. With few female peers and female role models, the ideology behind "selective attrition" becomes very real. We are working to change that.
Host bimonthly Blitz and Brunch events to promote NYC girls chess community
Sponsor girls at Kasparov Chess Foundation All Girls Nationals
Support private coaching at Pan-American and World Youth Chess Championships
Connect top girl talent with private coaching and mentoring opportunities