Chess helps students of all ages learn how to think.
It develops memory, the ability to calculate resulting in better performance solving mathematical problems, concentration, logical thinking and teaches one how to cope with temporary disappointment.
Our proven chess learning
program has produced numerous national "Top 100" age group students. We presently have ongoing programs in Newtown, Danbury, Wilton, Brookfield, Easton, Ridgefield & Waterbury.
Here's your chance to help us bring chess to the schools of Connecticut!
We are a 501(c) (3) non-profit, public charity, so all donations are tax deductible. Please contact us at CTkidsplaychess@gmail.com, if you wish to make a contribution. We thank you, in advance, for your support.
News and Announcements...CKPCI welcomes Scotland Elementary School in Ridgefield and the Carrington School in Waterbury to our family of schools!...Congratulations to Peter Wolfe for becoming the Connecticut K~8 representative at the U.S. National Scholastic Championships!...See the Press Release (above) for the Interview of CKPCI President Glenn Budzinski by the U.S. National Chess Magazine, Chess Life!
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At Connecticut Kids Play Chess, a certified 501(c)(3) non profit public charity, our mission is to provide high quality chess lessons in an after school setting to Connecticut school students.
Connecticut Kids Play Chess, Inc.
Our founder and President, Glenn Budzinski, in action at the chessboard. Glenn has been a chess teacher, US Chess Federation-rated chess Expert and certified tournament director for over 35 years and has been nominated for Chess Journalist of the Year. He wrote the first nationally-syndicated, electronic chess column in the US and is the publisher of "The Electronic Chess Library" chess database. Glenn holds a B.A., M.A. and was a PhD. Candidate. Many of the best young players in Connecticut continue to be his students. Glenn was recently interviewed by Chess Life, the U.S. Chess national magazine.
Western Connecticut's Largest Provider of Scholastic Chess Programs