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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

In the News - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 12:59

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
So far at the Altibox Norway 2017 tournament, after seven rounds, Levon Aronian once again is in very good form as he is clearly in first with three wins and no losses. In second is American Hikaru Nakamura, with 4.5/7. The other two Americans, Fabiano ...

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Chess in school keeps learners engaged - STLtoday.com

In the News - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 00:01

STLtoday.com

Chess in school keeps learners engaged
STLtoday.com
Chess Instructor Ben Simon (center) helps Roosevelt High School students Marquise Quinn (left) and William Brown learn to play chess during an after school program taught by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

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Young Chess Prodigies Converge in Saint Louis for 2017 US Junior Championship and US Girls' Junior Championship - PR Newswire (press release)

In the News - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:04

Young Chess Prodigies Converge in Saint Louis for 2017 US Junior Championship and US Girls' Junior Championship
PR Newswire (press release)
ST. LOUIS, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- America's best and brightest young chess players are coming to Saint Louis – the nation's Chess Capital – this summer as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) will host the U.S. Junior ...

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Young Chess Prodigies Converge in Saint Louis for 2017 US Junior Championship and US Girls' Junior Championship - PR Newswire (press release)

CCSCSL News Feed - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:04

Young Chess Prodigies Converge in Saint Louis for 2017 US Junior Championship and US Girls' Junior Championship
PR Newswire (press release)
ST. LOUIS, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- America's best and brightest young chess players are coming to Saint Louis – the nation's Chess Capital – this summer as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) will host the U.S. Junior ...

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On Chess: 2017 Grand Chess Tour begins next week with larger prize fund and the world's top players - St. Louis Public Radio

In the News - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 05:46

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: 2017 Grand Chess Tour begins next week with larger prize fund and the world's top players
St. Louis Public Radio
The third annual Grand Chess Tour, arguably the top chess tour in the world, is right around the corner with none other than Magnus Carlsen headlining the event. Another treat for both the players and chess fans is the addition of the Saint Louis Rapid ...

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Community partnerships can help art programs succeed - EurekAlert (press release)

In the News - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:46

EurekAlert (press release)

Community partnerships can help art programs succeed
EurekAlert (press release)
One noteworthy local example is the recently established Love of Learning Initiative in Saint Louis Public Schools, which includes partnerships with community organizations, like the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, to offer ...

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US chess champion is now ranked No. 2 in the world. Opponents fear he's still getting better. - Washington Post

In the News - Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:32

Washington Post

US chess champion is now ranked No. 2 in the world. Opponents fear he's still getting better.
Washington Post
MINNETONKA, Minn. — This ruthless man is very tranquil. He falls asleep easily around the world in seats unsuited for sleeping. He giggles a child's treble giggle when you don't expect. He asks charming novice questions about baseball. He can speak ...

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Former world champion Garry Kasparov shares his advice for young chess players - Business Insider

In the News - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 07:00

Business Insider

Former world champion Garry Kasparov shares his advice for young chess players
Business Insider
And to that end, Business Insider asked him in an interview what advice he has for young players who want to play the game seriously. "Look, I would say, you have a unique chance of learning more about the game of chess with your computer than Bobby ...

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On Chess: America's juniors continue to rise - KBIA

In the News - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 15:49

KBIA

On Chess: America's juniors continue to rise
KBIA
This year, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis decided to run a series of quarterly tournaments that cater to rising juniors, women and established grandmasters trying to break into the elite category of chess. There are not many ...

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On Chess: America's juniors continue to rise - St. Louis Public Radio

In the News - Thu, 06/01/2017 - 15:13

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: America's juniors continue to rise
St. Louis Public Radio
This year, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis decided to run a series of quarterly tournaments that cater to rising juniors, women and established grandmasters trying to break into the elite category of chess. There are not many ...

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

In the News - Sat, 05/27/2017 - 12:41

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is up to its great chess promoting tricks again with the sponsorship of the 2017 Spring Classic . This invitational event consists of three round-robin tournaments featuring promising young players ...

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On Chess: Observations from the 2017 Super Nationals VI Chess Tournament - KBIA

In the News - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 06:35

KBIA

On Chess: Observations from the 2017 Super Nationals VI Chess Tournament
KBIA
Finegold has secured several GM norms across the U.S. and is a familiar face around the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis and a popular name within the Club's Resident Grandmaster rotation. Finegold has offered outstanding commentary for ...

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On Chess: Observations from the 2017 Super Nationals VI Chess Tournament - St. Louis Public Radio

In the News - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 06:06

On Chess: Observations from the 2017 Super Nationals VI Chess Tournament
St. Louis Public Radio
Finegold has secured several GM norms across the U.S. and is a familiar face around the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis and a popular name within the Club's Resident Grandmaster rotation. Finegold has offered outstanding commentary for ...

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Armenia's Hayk Martirosyan to participate in Match of the Millennials: USA vs the World - Panorama.am

In the News - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 03:12

Panorama.am

Armenia's Hayk Martirosyan to participate in Match of the Millennials: USA vs the World
Panorama.am
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, in cooperation with US Chess Federation and World Chess Federation (FIDE), organizes the Match of the Millennials: USA vs the World to be held 24- 29 July 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

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On Chess: Have you thought about summer chess camps? | KBIA - KBIA

In the News - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 20:03

KBIA

On Chess: Have you thought about summer chess camps? | KBIA
KBIA
Having served as Resident Grandmaster for the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis for the past three weeks, I have had the opportunity to.

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On Chess: Have you thought about summer chess camps? - St. Louis Public Radio

In the News - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 14:19

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Have you thought about summer chess camps?
St. Louis Public Radio
Having served as Resident Grandmaster for the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis for the past three weeks, I have had the opportunity to interact with many children who demonstrate a passion for chess. Between school field trips, family ...

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GM So cops runner-up plum in Azerbaijan - The Manila Times

In the News - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 08:04

GM So cops runner-up plum in Azerbaijan
The Manila Times
Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So settled for the runner-up trophy in the 2017 Shamkir Chess-Gashimov Memorial Chess Championship held at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. The 23-year-old So, who represents the United States ...

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How St Louis became America's chess capital - The Economist (blog)

In the News - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 02:21

The Economist (blog)

How St Louis became America's chess capital
The Economist (blog)
ST LOUIS is a troubled, shrinking city in the American Midwest. Its population peaked at 850,000 in the 1950s. Decades of middle-class flight have left it with only 315,000 residents, of which almost one-third live at or below the federal poverty level.

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So scores crucial 5th round victory - The Manila Times

In the News - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:06

So scores crucial 5th round victory
The Manila Times
Filipino Grandmaster Wesley So posted a crucial fifth round victory over Russian GM Vladimir Kramnik to get back on track in the 2017 Shamkir Chess-Gashimov Memorial Chess Championship being held at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Shamkir, Azerbaijan.

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On Chess: When your chess opponent wears a cape - St. Louis Public Radio

In the News - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 21:44

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: When your chess opponent wears a cape
St. Louis Public Radio
From March 27 until mid-April, I had the chance to be grandmaster in residence at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Being at the “mecca” of chess was already a great privilege but what doubled my luck was coinciding this period with ...

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