Game Changer Week 2020

April 20 - 24, 2020

Social Media:

Facebook: @ChessForSuccess

Twitter: @Chess4Success

Instagram: @chessforsuccess


Or, click here to give! Make sure you let us know in the notes what prize you want to win!


The annual Game Changer Luncheon has been adapted to a social media week of giving we are calling Game Changer Week! Chess for Success will be telling our stories through social media posts. You can share your chess stories with us too. When you post a chess story, make sure you tag our social media account and use #BestMove, #GameChangerWeek, or #JointheClub.

This is a difficult time for all of us. We need your help now more than ever.

Chess for Success will have matching funds and offering prizes based on how and when you donate.

Matching Gifts:
Give $1,000 or more, the first 10 will be matched.
Give $500, the first 5 will be matched.

Give $100, the first 25 will be matched.

Thank you to Signature Estate and Investment Advisors who are matching $50 gifts up to $1,000.


$500 gifts and above will be entered to win:

  • Dinner with Diego Valeri, Midfielder of the Portland Timbers, for four at Piazza Italia
  • Murder, Margolin, and Merlot! An evening with New York Times Best Selling Author and Chess for Success co-founder Phil Margolin for 10 people
  • A weekend at a cabin in Rhodendron, Oregon, click here for more details!

$50 gifts and above will be entered to win:

  • Polished wood chess set
  • Vintage chess set from the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Shrunkenhead Skateboard, beanie and $50 gift certificate
  • $50 gift card to Amazon

There is still time to sponsor! To learn more about sponsorships, read the full sponsorship packet.

See pictures from last year here.

Contact Jonathan Francis at 503-295-1230 x100 or


2020 Sponsors


King Level


        The Margolin Family      

Queen Level

Richard and Jennifer Greensted      

      Charlie and Shawn Engelberg

Dick and Diane Alexander

Rook Level

The Boeing Company

Chet Edwards and Lynn Tobias


Hallmark Inns

In Memory of Gerda Eiseman and Madeline Nelson

NW Natural

Onpoint Community Credit Union

Portland Association of Teachers

Portland Public Schools

R&H Construction

Rusch and Son Metal Fabricators

Stoel Rives, LLP

Walsh Construction