Displaying LINC Initiatives about: LINC Chess

Learn chess or learn to teach it. LINC's free summer programs open to all

Chess Camp is geared toward children who have already participated in at least one of LINC’s chess tournaments and who want to advance their game. Chess University would be ideal for parents who want to be able to teach the game to their children and for school staffers who want to be able to help tutor children learning chess in after-school and summer school programs.

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Chess in the Midwest on KCUR

LINC Community Organizer Mr. Lee Bohannon talked with KCUR - Central Standard about the LINC Chess program and its impact on student performance and their character.

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LINC Chess Girls Tournament on February 9

Students from around the Kansas City area will participate in the tournament. The LINC Chess Girls Tournament originated to encourage female participation in chess. LINC Chess held the first Girls Tournament in 2013.

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LINC in Photos 2018

We are happy to share LINC in Photos 2018 -- a visual representation of LINC's impact and presence in the community. We look back on the year with pride in the accomplishments of our community and gratitude for the opportunity to be a part of the work. We wish you all the best for the year ahead. Happy holidays!

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LINC Chess Club begins in North Kansas City Schools

Students at Chouteau Elementary in the North Kansas City Schools learned all about chess pieces and how they move in their first day of LINC Chess Club. The club uses proven techniques and stages to help all ages and levels of chess players become highly competitive.

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