Donors, supporters, and partners are the driving force behind America’s Foundation for Chess, and First Move. With the help of individual donors, foundations, businesses, and government sources, America’s Foundation for Chess is able to affordably deliver First Move to schools and students across the nation.
Campbell Hill Elementary
My students love to play chess and are very motivated to learn new strategies. I can see that Chess provides very good opportunities for problem solving and logical thinking skills. I am amazed at students that may have difficulty in traditional school activities such as reading and writing, but they can really excel in Chess. I also appreciate having a resource for extensions and cross curricular connections to chess. Read All
First Move Video
See what First Move is all about. Watch our foundation video to see how chess is used in the classroom as a learning tool.