The 3rd Annual Charity Chess Championship will benefit the David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. All net proceeds will fund research for the early detection and prevention of pancreatic cancer.
Sunday, June 2, 2019, 8:30am-5:00pm
Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School
4 West 93rd Street (between CPW & Columbus Avenues)
New York, NY 10025
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Our second annual tournament was held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 with a special appearance by World Championship Challenger GM Fabiano Caruana. We raised over $56,000 which was donated to Mount Sinai Hospital's Ovarian Cancer Translational Research Laboratory, a genomic research program dedicated to uncovering the genetic basis for the early detection and prevention of ovarian cancer.
Our first tournament was held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 and raised over $20,000 for Band of Parents, a non-profit organization with the goal of funding new therapies at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for Neuroblastoma, the most common cancer in children under 2 years of age.
Charity Chess Championship, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation inspired by 9-year old Daniel Mero as a way to combine his passion for chess with his desire to help others. The organization was formed for the charitable purpose of raising money by holding an annual chess tournament as well as other charitable events and donating all of the net profits to a charitable organization.