Under normal circumstances, a half-point from a match between Grandmasters wouldn’t be considered half-bad. But lately, those draws have been making Saint Louis Arch Bishops general manager Alex Marler break out in a full sweat.
One of the strongest rooms in chess was assembled after the 2014 Sinquefield Cup for an exhibition titled "Ultimate Moves." The light-hearted event featured amateur chess players Randy and Rex Sinquefield (centered), who both received some legendary Grandmaster kibitzing throughout a series of games. From left, World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura, former World Champion Veselin Topalov, Yasser Seirawan, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Fabiano Caruana (standing) and another former World Champion, Garry Kasparov
Register now for December's Monday Knights tournament -- this month, featuring five rounds!
The Monday Knights tournaments are a great feature for those players who have the competitive itch, but not enough time to commit to weekend events.
Nearly 30 students visited the Chess Club to compete in September’s Unrated Beginner Tournament for Kids -- most of whom came for Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan’s fun and educational weekly Kids Class, and were eager to show off some newfound knowledge.
The Monday Knights tournaments are a great feature to those players who have the competitive itch -- but not enough time to commit to weekend events.
Tonight’s Week 6 match between the Saint Louis Arch Bishops and the Baltimore Kingfishers will once again be streamed live and hosted with commentary by legendary GM Yasser Seirawan. First moves are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. central.
Players gathered at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis on Saturday, September 27 with thoughts of Thanksgiving. Saturday’s $5 Satellite Tournament brought out 30 players to compete across three sections for prizes of pride, ratings points -- and the chance to earn free entry into the Thanksgiving Open and its $4,000 prize fund on November 7.
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