CCSCSL Invitational: Round 1 Recap

IM Priyadharshan Kannappan scored a big first-round victory over IM Darwin Yang.


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By Alex Marler

2012 CCSCSL Invitational: GM Norm Event

Live Games - 2012 Thanksgiving Open


Playoffs Loom for Arch Bishops

By Matt Barrett

In the final regular reason matchup of the USCL season, the second-place Arch Bishops met the division leading Dallas Destiny last Monday. In what amounted to a playoff tune-up for both teams, Saint Louis fielded its strongest lineup for the second week in a row, featuring GM Andre Diamant, IM Priyadharshan Kannappan, IM Levan Bregadze and NM Nolan Hendrickson.

Lindenwood U tops Yale in Collegiate Friendly

By Matt Barrett

Boy Scouts Earn Merit Badges at Chess Club

Thousands of Boy Scouts across the country are being introduced to chess thanks to the recent launch of the Boy Scout Merit Badge for Chess.


By Alex Vergilesov

Arizona Scorpions Sting Saint Louis

By Matt Barrett

In undoubtedly the most entertaining match the Arch Bishops have played this season, Arizona and Saint Louis came down to the wire. The match began at 8 p.m. Central and ended just after midnight with Arizona winning the game on board four and draws on the other three boards.

GMs So, Meier Headline Thanksgiving Open in Saint Louis


SAINT LOUIS (October 31, 2012) -- Grandmaster Wesley So of the Philippines and Grandmaster Georg Meier of Germany headline the strongest field in the history of the Thanksgiving Open, scheduled to be held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis November 23-25. This FIDE-rated event features a guaranteed prize fund of more than $10,000.

The featured titled players that have committed as of October 31 include:

Arch Bishops Bounce Vibe for 5th Straight Win

By Matt Barrett

U.S. Chess League: Week 6 and 7 Recap


By Matt Barrett

Scholastic Chess Spreads Across Saint Louis


By Matt Barrett

Yermolinsky Inducted into U.S. Chess Hall of Fame

GM Alex Yermolinsky takes on GM Ben Finegold at the 2010 U.S. Championship. Yermolinksy becomes the 48th player inducted into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame.


GM-in-Residence Rotation at CCSCSL

GM Varuzhan Akobian will help fill the role as Acting Resident GM at the CCSCSL while GM Yasser Seirawan is away.