Connecticut Kids Play Chess, Inc.
We are a Bridge to Success/United Way Partner.
At Connecticut Kids Play Chess, a certified 501(c)(3) non profit public charity, our mission is to provide high quality chess lessons to Connecticut school students.
We are chess teachers. Kids enjoy playing chess. We enjoy teaching chess. Our staff consists of PhD's, certified educators and experienced teachers.
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, Litchfield, Ridgefield & Waterbury.
What We Do
News and Announcements... Beginners virtual classes now forming! Maximum of 14 students per class. Contact us to sign up now!...Continued Congratulations to CKPCI students Preston DeLeo as the 2020 CT State High School Chess Champion, Peter Wolfe as the 2020 State Middle School Champion and Miles Wolfe as the 2020 CT State Elementary School Champion!!!
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 40 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.
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 disappointment.
Who We Are
Here's your chance to help us bring chess to all Connecticut schools! We are a 501(c) (3) non-profit, public charity, so donations are 100% tax deductible!!! Please contact us at CTkidsplaychess@gmail.com for more information. We thank you in advance, for your support!
Why We Do It
Chess is Math.
Math is Chess.
Western Connecticut's Largest Provider of Scholastic Chess Programs
For more information, please contact us at CTKidsPlayChess@gmail.com