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QUEENS GAMBIT CHESS INSTITUTE

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Women

Location

4716 ELLSWORTH AVEApt 823Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Queen’s Gambit Chess Institute is a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching chess to the community, ensuring every child has the necessary opportunities and tools to learn the game through a 21st-century approach, and promoting, sharing, and encouraging the educational and social benefits of playing chess. In partnership with the Pittsburgh city government, Pittsburgh Public Schools, and other educational organizations, Queen’s Gambit seeks to make city a portable classroom for chess. Queen’s Gambit was founded on the belief that chess provides relevant, engaging, and equitable learning experiences that can remodel how youth learn and grow. As an organization, we lead initiatives in Pittsburgh to ensure the city stays sustainable and innovative for years to come.

Description

Founded in 2017, Queen’s Gambit provides strategy based-consulting and leads initiatives in Western Pennsylvania to use chess as a means of community and economic development. Founded on the belief that chess ignites strategic planning skills, Queen’s Gambit uses the strategy of the game to create social and educational change.

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