Great News – 2019 Chess & Science Festival is one of the Grant Recipients by the US Chess Women’s Program!

We are very pleased to announce that our 2019 Chess & Science Festival – organized by Belakovskaia Chess Academy in collaboration with Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium, University of Arizona – was chosen as one of the Grant Recipients by the US Chess Women’s Program!


The extremely competitive selection process attracted 40 applicants from across the United States. Ultimately, 11 programs have been granted funds from a generous gift in partnership with the Saint Louis Chess Club.

Rex Sinquefield, who founded the Saint Louis Chess Club with Dr. Jeanne Sinquefield, told US Chess, “It’s great to see the commitment and passion organizers all over the country have for female empowerment through chess.”

US Chess Women’s Program Grant Recipients Announced

Huge Thank You to Rex & Jeanne Sinquefield, Saint Louis Chess Club and US Chess for supporting our upcoming event and Congratulations to all other recipients of the grant – together we can make a difference and help girls and women to achieve success in CHESS, BUSINESS, STEM and all other areas of life!

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