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Super Grandmaster Levon Aronian to Move to Saint Louis, Represent the USA

SAINT LOUIS (February 26, 2021) - The Saint Louis Chess Club is pleased to announce that Grandmaster (GM) Levon Aronian will relocate to Saint Louis, MO and represent the USA in future competitions.

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Saint Louis Chess Club Announces 2021 Tournament Calendar

ST. LOUIS, Thursday, February 25, 2021 - The Saint Louis Chess Club has announced their 2021 tournament calendar that will include national, international, and local tournament opportunities for spectators and chess players alike.

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Saint Louis Chess Club Announces Expansion Plans, Investment solidifies Saint Louis as America’s Chess Capital

SAINT LOUIS, October 9, 2020 - The Saint Louis Chess Club announced today that it is officially expanding its world-class facility in Saint Louis’ Central West End neighborhood. The Saint Louis Chess Campus will now operate in a 20,000-square foot area, encompassing a larger Chess Club and Kingside Diner, adjacent to the existing Saint Louis Chess Club facility at the intersection of Maryland and Euclid Avenues.

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Redesigning a Saint Louis Landmark

The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is excited to announce its commemorative rebrand, coinciding with its tenth anniversary. For the past decade, the CCSCSL has built its reputation as the premier destination for chess from its Midwestern home. Throughout 2018, the Chess Club will celebrate its tenth year with commemorative tournament graphics, a robust programming calendar, and a brand new name — Saint Louis Chess Club.

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CCSCSL and STLCC logos, before and after

U.S. and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship to be Held at the Saint Louis Chess Club

SAINT LOUIS (January 8, 2018) – For the tenth consecutive year, the Saint Louis Chess Club will host the U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship. Since the 2009 Championships, the Chess Club has awarded more than two million dollars in prize money, with an additional $294,000 on the line for this year’s 24 competitors.

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Young Stars Program goes Global

The Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF) and The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) have run the very successful Young Stars – Team USA for the past six years. The Team USA program has helped develop several American chess prodigies from across the country.

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Kasparov Chess Foundation

The BSA Expands Programs to Welcome Girls from Cub Scouts to Highest Rank of Eagle Scout

Irving, Texas – October 11, 2017 – Today, the Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors unanimously approved to welcome girls into its iconic Cub Scout program and to deliver a Scouting program for older girls that will enable them to advance and earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

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In Memory of Adonis Reddick

Adonis was more than merely a member at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. He was a fixture on the Saint Louis chess scene.

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Ed Gonsalves: the Chess Superfan

During the U.S. Championship, we see many fans come into the Chess Club to enjoy the coverage of the event. However, none seem to enjoy the Championships as much as Ed Gonsalves. Ed could be seen at the Club during every round—getting as many signatures and pictures with the competitors as possible.

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