Seven-time World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov established his first U.S. school in Lindsborg, Kansas. Anatoly Karpov has numerous chess schools throughout the world.
World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov in Lindsborg
   Welcome to the Anatoly Karpov International School of Chess.  Chess is not only a game, but a proven learning tool to help students with problem solving, which in turn leads to improved math and reading scores.  The International Chess Institute of the Midwest (ICIM), that operates the famous school, promotes chess in education, both in the public and private sectors.   ICIM is organized exclusively for educational purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.