Chess for Success - Portland | Kids Out and About Portland

Chess for Success - Portland

5440 SW Westgate Dr, Suite 125
Portland , OR , 97221
Phone: 503-295-1230
45° 30' 37.0512" N, 122° 43' 59.718" W
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Chess for Success is a youth development program. Through learning chess, students develop high-level critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. These important skills are what children take with them in the classroom and life.


Chess for Success provides free chess clubs in high-poverty schools. A coach is hired, given our trademarked curriculum and supplies. Students receive two hours per week of chess instruction and practice from October to March. The club participants even play in Chess for Success tournaments for free.

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