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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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Tarrasch vs. Alekhine, Bad Pistyan 1922 | Chess and Psychology - IM Dorsa Derakhshani

International Master Dorsa Derakhshani shows Alexander Alekhine's 1922 masterpiece against Siegbert Tarrasch in Piešťany, Slovakia. Alekhine finished tied second, but this Blumenfeld Countergambit game is notable.

Siegbert Tarrasch vs Alexander Alekhine, Bad Pistyan (1922): E10 Blumenfeld counter-gambit accepted

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2020 U.S. Women’s Championship: Day 1

The 2020 U.S. Women's Championship is an online national championship event, featuring 12 of the strongest female chess players in America. Over the course of a rapid round robin, these competitors will battle for $100,000 in prize money and the title of 2020 U.S. Women's Chess Champion. Join GMs Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley, and WGM Jen Shahade for the move-by-move.


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2020 PRO Chess League Championship: STL Arch Bishops Celebration

The Saint Louis Arch Bishops faced the Armenia Eagles in the PRO Chess League Championship! The Eagles' win has since been reversed into an Arch Bishops victory, due to a Fair Play violation! Celebrate with GM Denes Boros, as he looks at the best Arch Bishops games of 2020. Plus, hear Leinier Dominguez and Varuzhan Akobian give their opinions on the season and the controversy.

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