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11-Year-Old IM Wins ChessKid Youth SCC!

11-Year-Old IM Wins ChessKid Youth SCC!

ChessKid
| 27 days ago

Hey ChessKids! What a week. Up-and-coming chess star FM Yagiz Erdogmus accomplished an astounding feat winning the 2022 CKYSCC, and FunMasterMike is making an appearance at the 2022 World Youth Championship in Mamaia, Romania!  2022 Chess...

Back to School with ChessKid!

Back to School with ChessKid!

ChessKid
| Aug 17, 2022

Hey ChessKids, parents, and educators! We absolutely love the back-to-school season and want to help continue bringing the fun and excitement of chess to classrooms and other learning environments. Check out our Fall 2022 Back-to-School Checklist ...

Recap: ChessFest 2022, 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad

Recap: ChessFest 2022, 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad

ChessKid
| Aug 16, 2022

Hey ChessKids! As summer is sadly coming to an end, let us recap some of the biggest ChessKid events of the season: London's ChessFest 2022 and the 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad. ChessFest 2022 On July 17, 2022, ChessKid joined the gathering of c...

Tani's 2nd IM Norm Win, ChessFest 2022!

Tani's 2nd IM Norm Win, ChessFest 2022!

ChessKid
| Jul 14, 2022

Hey ChessKids! July is THE month for exciting things—young chess prodigy FM Tani Adewumi earns his second IM Norm, ChessKid returns to ChessFest in London, and the ChessKid International Children and Youth Online Festival is underway! FM...

Summer Puzzle Competition, ChessKid Webinars!

Summer Puzzle Competition, ChessKid Webinars!

ChessKid
| Jun 24, 2022

Hey ChessKids! We want to bring in some more awesome fun chess activities for the summer, so in addition to the Summer Clubhouse, we’re holding a puzzle competition! But that’s not all... parents, teachers, coaches, and users can look ...

Launch of ChessKidShop.com & ChessKid ebook!

Launch of ChessKidShop.com & ChessKid ebook!

ChessKid
| Jun 1, 2022

Hey ChessKids! Brace yourselves because we've just launched ChessKid's official shop AND released ChessKid's chess guide ebook for parents!  ChessKidShop.com Announcing our 'one-stop-shop,' powered by the House of Staunton, for ChessKid...

ClassLink Partnership & ChessKid Gold Contest!

ClassLink Partnership & ChessKid Gold Contest!

ChessKid
| May 25, 2022

Hey ChessKids and educators! We've partnered with ClassLink to host a contest this fall, in which ClassLink schools will have the chance to receive FREE ChessKid Gold accounts for all their students for the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year. ...

K-8 National Chess Champion, OTB Chess Recap!

K-8 National Chess Champion, OTB Chess Recap!

ChessKid
| May 20, 2022

Hey ChessKids! Recapping the past few weeks: Young chess prodigy and ChessKid star NM Brewington Hardaway scored the 2022 K-8 National Champion title, and FunMasterMike got to meet with a bunch of ChessKids in Ohio. Check it out! 2022 K-8 MS N...

IM Norm Win, Playing Against Top-Rated Players!

IM Norm Win, Playing Against Top-Rated Players!

ChessKid
| Apr 20, 2022

Hey ChessKids! We have some talented young chess players, indeed. Tani's First IM Norm Win! Just recently, young chess prodigy FM Tani Adewumi played at the New York Spring Invitational and won his FIRST IM Norm! Congratulations, Tani!  ...

JSCC 2022 and Scholarship Opportunity

JSCC 2022 and Scholarship Opportunity

ChessKid
| Mar 30, 2022

Hey ChessKids! Watch out, two huge events coming your way in April! 2022 Junior Speed Chess Championship! ChessKid is a proud sponsor of Chess.com's 2022 JSCC presented by SIG. Young players will compete for a piece of the $35,000 prize fund, ...

Recap: IM Norm Results & Bett 2022!

Recap: IM Norm Results & Bett 2022!

ChessKid
| Mar 29, 2022

Hey ChessKids! We had such an amazing time these last few weeks, catching up with our young chess prodigies playing on-the-board at an IM norm tournament and meeting some of you guys in England for #BETT2022!  GM/IM Norm Spring Invitational...

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