EP#32: Russ Makofsky
May 11th, 2021 by US Chess
This month's guest is Russ Makofsky. Russ is the Founder & Director of Impact Coaching Network which partners with 18 Elementary Schools across New York City, engaging over 4,000 students annually. Quoting from their website, “ICN was founded with the vision of establishing a network of high performing chess programs, where each school embodies their own unique chess culture while still maintaining a network-wide commitment to excellence.”
He also founded The Gift of Chess, which is giving away 10,000 chess sets to 10,000 NYC public school students, and Her Move Next, which is Empowering future female leaders through the blending of chess, competition, and community.