About Milos

 

FIDE Master · International Master · FIDE Trainer

 

CHESS IN SCHOOL PROGRAM DIRECTOR: LONG ISLAND CHESS KIDS

Renowned chess coach, Milos Scekic designs custom programs for individual schools and integrates technology and explores the history of chess and its great masters. He developed a full curricular chess program designed to foster higher-level thinking skills such as pattern recognition, spatial visualization, analysis and strategic thinking and problem solving.

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

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Social Elements of Sports · Biomedical Elements of Sports · Theory of Sports

Strategic School Partnership Manager · Parent and Student Adviser

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CURRICULUM AND AFTER-SCHOOL CHESS PROGRAM EXPERIENCE

 

                                                     NEST +m School                                                                                            

New York, NY· 2004-Present

After-School Chess Program

NEST+m school is New York’s premier K-12 public school for Gifted & Talented students. Lower School was awarded the Blackboard Award for Outstanding Elementary School in NYC, Middle School was ranked as the city’s top Middle School based on standardized test scores, and Upper School was named one of the country’s top 100 high schools in U.S. News & World Report.

  • On-Site After-School chess programs taught, offering beginning, intermediate, and advanced after-school workshops weekly

K-1 National Championship (Title Awarded, 2009)

v  Private lessons for advanced chess students with strong commitment to improving their game

 

 

                                                           

                                                  P.S 116 Mary Lindley Murray School                                                               

New York, NY· 2004-Present

Curriculum and After-School Program

P.S. 116, is a community of learners in which all children are encouraged to achieve high academic standards and social success, to enjoy learning, to celebrate diversity, to develop analytical skills, and to model exemplary behavior.  P.S. 116 empowering their students to take responsibility for their own learning by recognizing that effort leads to academic success. 

  • On-Site Curriculum and After-School Chess programs taught, offering beginning, intermediate, and advanced after-school workshops weekly

K-3 National Championship (Title Awarded, 2006)

v  Private lessons for advanced chess students with strong commitment to improve                                                                                 

                       

                                                                       

                                                           P.S 163 Alfred E. Smith School                                                                       

New York, NY· 2008-Present

Curriculum and After-School Program

 

P.S. 163, has an instructional program that fosters creativity while respecting individual differences in learning styles. Their literacy and math program develops in their students a core of important knowledge and promotes critical reasoning as well as problem solving skills.

  • On-Site Curriculum and After-School Chess programs taught, offering beginning, intermediate, and advanced after-school workshops weekly.

v  Private lessons for advanced chess students with strong commitment to improving their game

 

 

                             The Speyer Legacy School                                                                              

New York, NY· 2009-Present

Curriculum

The Speyer Legacy School is a new, independent co-educational K-8 school in Manhattan, established to meet the needs of advanced learners. They believe that gifted children benefit from being educated with their intellectual peers, and that they have special needs that may not be met in a traditional classroom setting.

  • On-Site Curriculum program taught, offering beginning, intermediate, and advanced after-school workshops weekly

v  Private lessons for advanced chess students with strong commitment to improving their game

 

P.S. 77 Lower Lab School                                                                                     

New York, NY· 2006-2008

After-School Program

 

The New York City Lower Laboratory School for Gifted Education, is a public elementary school for kindergarten through fifth grade. The school is an option school, where children apply for admission.

  • On-Site After-School Chess program taught, offering beginning, intermediate, and advanced after-school workshops weekly

v  Private lessons for advanced chess students with strong commitment to improving their game

 

Special Music School at Kaufman Center                                                             

New York, NY· 2005-2007

After-School Program

The Special Music School (P.S. 859), is a public school for musically gifted children from grades K–8, they are the result of a special partnership between the New York City Department of Education and the Kaufman Center.

  • On-Site After-School Chess program taught, offering beginning, intermediate, and advanced after-school workshops weekly

v  Private lessons for advanced chess students with strong commitment to improving their game

 

 

                                                           Horace Mann School                                                                                            

New York, NY· 2005-2006

After-School Program

Horace Mann School is an Independent School (NYSAIS) one rich in tradition, scholarship and leadership. Horace Mann School is recognized worldwide for the legacy of accomplishment by their distinguished faculty and alumni alike. The School is governed by a Board of Trustees whose thirty-three members include alumni and parents. Twenty-six emeritus members participate in Board activities and serve on Board committees.

  • On-Site After-School Chess programs taught, offering beginning, intermediate, and advanced after-school workshops weekly

v  Private lessons for advanced chess students with strong commitment to improving their game

K-5 National Championship (Title Awarded, 2006)

 

 

INTERNATIONAL TITLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

National Master (Title Awarded, 1991 – at age 14)

Record holder for youngest National Master title in Yugoslavia chess history

FIDE Master (Title Awarded, 1993) 

International Master (Title Awarded, 1997)

FIDE Trainer (Title Awarded, 2007)

Best Results: 870th in the world (Obtained, 1998)

USCF Results: 62nd of all active players in U.S.A (Present)

  Only 8 people in the U.S.A have the same or higher combination of chess titles

 

 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

1996 Teslic Open (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

1997 Satu Mare (Romania)

1998 Nova Gorica (Slovenia)

1998 Ulcinj (Montenegro)

2002 Sarajevo Open (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

2004 Stamford Open (U.S.A)

 

 

 

 

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