Over the course of five months and using multiple state open records laws, The Journal…
DATA: Chess scholarship recipients at top U.S. chess programs
– Figures are approximate and rounded to the nearest dollars
– Due to exorbitant costs, The Journal was unable to obtain pay information for chess financials prior to FY2011.
– Scholarships funded with revenue from UMBC’s campus soda contract
– UT-Brownsville declined to release scholarship data in the format requested by The Journal.