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Your Move Chess

Your Move Chess is a program formed through a partnership between Ascension and the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Your Move Chess brings before- and after-school chess programs to underserved areas within the Saint Louis community. Currently, Your Move Chess has implemented over 20 chess programs in the Ferguson-Florissant School District and other schools in the Saint Louis area.

 

 

Click here to view the 2015 research of Ferguson-Florissant School District chess clubs.

Click here to view the 2015 research summary of Ferguson-Florissant School District chess clubs.

 

What Is Your Move Chess?

Your Move Chess is a program implementing after-school chess in the Ferguson-Florissant School District and other schools in the Saint Louis area. Together, we can improve overall community wellness by stimulating the minds of youth.

Why Chess?

  • Chess encourages the kind of thinking that empowers players and strengthens their problem-solving skills.
  • Students learn tools from the game that can positively influence their academic performance.
  • The fun, safe environment of an after-school program benefits students, their families and the community at large. 
 

Your Move Chess In the News

Over 250 people attended the Your Move Chess Benefit, raising nearly $100,000 to support after-school chess programs in...

Posted by Ascension on Monday, February 15, 2016

 

Donate Today

Make a donation to Your Move Chess Here

Checks can be made out to Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

Please address envelope to:
Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis
Attn: Development
4657 Maryland Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63108

 

About Ascension

Based in Saint Louis, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all with special attention to persons in poverty and struggling the most. http://www.ascension.org.