​​​​The Southwest Mississippi Chess Foundation

The Southwest Mississippi Chess Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charity, ID # 47-3324389, and your gift may be tax-deductible as allowed by law.  Please consult your tax advisor.  All donations help The Southwest Mississippi Chess Foundation continue our program to enhance the educational experience of elementary, middle and high school students through chess.

The mission of the Southwest Mississippi Chess Foundation is to promote the teaching and learning of chess for its social, intellectual and academic benefits.  One of our chief goals is to foster chess in Southwest Mississippi and beyond.  This includes developing strong chess players who compete at the highest levels but also use chess as a model for other academic learning.