Quotes & Stories

“We’ve seen students take on challenges they would have otherwise avoided because they know that success can come in many forms, including failure, because that’s what they learn through playing chess.”--CFS School Principal 

“Chess clubs are a place where concentration, persistence,  strategizing and sportsmanship are nourished.” --CFS Coach
“In my work I often come in contact with children who have been seriously damaged by abuse and neglect. Many have nothing hopeful in their lives. Those fortunate enough to participate in Chess for Success have a bright spot which provides an opportunity to excel, boosts their self-confidence and brings a smile to their faces” -–CFS Supporter