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.

Support First Move In Schools

Your donation directly supports improving second and third grade students critical thinking skills, social skills and academic achievement through the use of chess. As a non-profit, we depend on your donation to provide this necessary program to children.

Why Chess?

Chess has been used for centuries as more than just a game, but as a learning tool to help develop and cultivate the mind. First Move focuses on using chess…

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