All of the CCSCSL’s regular weekly programming will stay current during the 2015 U.S. Championships, except for the Sunday afternoon kids classes. That means another installment of our Monthly Knights tournament, which pairs players with one game a week every Wednesday evening for a Swiss tournament that lasts the whole month long!
Join us for the Opening Ceremony of the 2015 U.S. Chess Championships on Tuesday, March 31 at the Saint Louis Art Museum.
The Opening Ceremony will begin Tuesday night at 6:00 p.m. with a cocktail hour, followed by opening remarks from several special guests, including CCSCSL founder Rex Sinquefield and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Inductions will be made to both the U.S. and World Chess Halls of Fame, and 24 of America’s finest players will be introduced in the 2015 Drawing of Lots, unfolding the exciting schedule of the upcoming event.
Dear Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis members,The 2015 U.S. Chess Championships, the nation’s premiere event, is less than three weeks away and everything is in a state of meticulous, carefully staged preparation.
That is: Chaos reigns at the Chess Club.
Hundreds of hours of FREE grandmaster lectures have given the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis one of the top-subscribing YouTube chess channels in the world!
Dear members of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis,
February’s inclement weather resulted in an unusually high number of half-point bye requests in the early rounds of February’s Wednesday Knights Tournament -- thought it wasn’t enough to stop Knights regular Daniel Coryea (1800), who braved the conditions each week to collect a perfect 4/4 score.
The Chess Club’s Scholastic Chess Initiative has been growing steadily over the past six years, delivering impactful educational programming to students across the socio-economic spectrum -- and now it’s finally getting some corporate backing.
Remaining at the forefront of chess in education, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis proudly introduces the Chess and Education Research Portal, a new repository of research that aims to advance exploration into the educational value of chess.
Last weekend’s beautiful weather encouraged a record number of participants to come play in the 7th Annual Metro Class championship -- a 60-player field divided into six rating sections. The winner of each class was guaranteed $250 and the title of class champion, but players were offered extra incentive to fight for a perfect 3/3 score for an additional $50 bonus.