March 3, 2020

The Skinner North Chess Team played in Chicago Chess Foundation’s first ever Leap Day Tournament this weekend at Nobel Elementary. It was an amazing day for our team and our players. We had 43 students participate! This was the largest team we have fielded this year.


January 16, 2020

The Skinner North Chess Team had another amazing tournament at the CPS Kings & Queens event. We brought three teams to the event and all came home with trophies! Our K-4 team and K-6 team finished with perfect 4.0 scores and won first place in their divisions. The K-8...

December 17, 2019

The Skinner North Chess Team had another fantastic tournament at Taft High School this weekend. The team continues to have tremendous success on the boards and the students are enjoying getting to spend the day with their friends.

We brought 28 players to the December...

September 17, 2019

The 3rd annual Skinner North K-8 tournament was a tremendous success. We had a record 55 participants this year with 12 students playing in their first tournament. It was an incredibly fun day with lots of chess, gaga ball, park time and only 2 bee stings! Our trophy w...

September 10, 2019

Skinner North is hosting a K-8 Chess Tournament on September 14th. It is open to every Skinner North student who knows how to play chess.

March 19, 2019

Illinois K-8 State Championship Wrap-up: Championship Month (aka March) kicked off on March 9th-10th when we participated in the Illinois K-8 State Championship at the Bone Center on Illinois State University's campus in Normal, IL. This was our most important tourname...

February 26, 2019


Let's celebrate the 8 Students and teacher sponsors who participated in the Mathcounts regional competition on 2/23: Sean R. (8th grade), Emily W. (8th grade), Jasmine Z. (6th grade), and Oliver G. (6th grade) participated as a Skinner North team. Derek P., Um...

January 28, 2019

Skinner North certainly wasn't going to let a little snow stop them. On a day when nearly half the children from other schools decided not to come due to the weather, 38 Skinner North children came and competed. And boy did we have a good tournament! Our Advanced team...

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