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On Chess: Local amateurs shine at Metro Class Chess Championships - St. Louis Public Radio

CCSCSL News Feed - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 21:37

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On Chess: Local amateurs shine at Metro Class Chess Championships
St. Louis Public Radio
In the third and final round of Saturday's Class Championship, Kannappan tangled with NM Doug Eckert, an international tax CPA and one of the more-active chess-playing board members of the CCSCSL. Eckert is a graduate of Lindbergh High and a former ...

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On Chess: Local amateurs shine at Metro Class Chess Championships - St. Louis Public Radio

CCSCSL News Feed - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 02:00
On Chess: Local amateurs shine at Metro Class Chess Championships  St. Louis Public Radio

The St. Louis Metro Class Chess Championships were held recently at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center, drawing in a record 60-plus participants looking.

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Hikaru Nakamura and Anish Giri join FIDE's elite 2800 club - Telegraph.co.uk

CCSCSL News Feed - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 02:00
Hikaru Nakamura and Anish Giri join FIDE's elite 2800 club  Telegraph.co.uk

Two new members of the 2800 club were inducted this week. Anish Giri's defeat of Peter Svidler at Tbilisi and Hikaru Nakamura's canny demolition of Sergey ...

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On Chess: Local amateurs shine at Metro Class Chess Championships - St. Louis Public Radio

In the News - Wed, 02/18/2015 - 02:00
On Chess: Local amateurs shine at Metro Class Chess Championships  St. Louis Public Radio

The St. Louis Metro Class Chess Championships were held recently at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center, drawing in a record 60-plus participants looking.

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On Chess: Literature Review Gives Base To Claim Of Chess' Educational Benefits - St. Louis Public Radio

CCSCSL News Feed - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 02:00
On Chess: Literature Review Gives Base To Claim Of Chess' Educational Benefits  St. Louis Public Radio

The rhetoric has floated around for decades. “It develops your memory, improves your test scores — chess is good for your brains!” They always say. “ It.

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On Chess: Literature Review Gives Base To Claim Of Chess' Educational Benefits - St. Louis Public Radio

CCSCSL News Feed - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 00:11

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On Chess: Literature Review Gives Base To Claim Of Chess' Educational Benefits
St. Louis Public Radio
A year ago, the CCSCSL set out to apply a rigorous and critical eye of existing chess studies by commissioning Basis Policy Research, an independent research firm that focuses on K-12 educational exploration. The goal was to survey the entire landscape ...

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On Chess: 2014 Proved Banner Year For Chess In St. Louis - St. Louis Public Radio

CCSCSL News Feed - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:00
On Chess: 2014 Proved Banner Year For Chess In St. Louis  St. Louis Public Radio

There should be excitement for what may come in 2015, as each passing year has proved better than the last. As we say goodbye to 2014, here are a few.

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On Chess: Dreary Draws And The Lost Age Of Chess - St. Louis Public Radio

In the News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:00
On Chess: Dreary Draws And The Lost Age Of Chess  St. Louis Public Radio

Most sports have decisive results. You don't see draws in tennis, basketball or baseball, and if there is a tie in soccer or even the NFL, at least you.

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At 13, Armenian Sam Sevian becomes youngest ever Chess Grandmaster in the US - Public Radio of Armenia

CCSCSL News Feed - Tue, 11/25/2014 - 01:04

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At 13, Armenian Sam Sevian becomes youngest ever Chess Grandmaster in the US
Public Radio of Armenia
It's a new low for chess' highest achievement. On Saturday at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, 13-year-old American Armenian Sam Sevian completed the final requirement to earn the title of Grandmaster, the highest title a chess ...

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Youngest-ever American Chess Grandmaster crowned in St. Louis - fox2now.com

CCSCSL News Feed - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:08

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Youngest-ever American Chess Grandmaster crowned in St. Louis
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The CCSCSL Invitational continues through Tuesday afternoon. Also at the Chess Club right now, $100,000 match dubbed the Showdown in Saint Louis between two of the world's top-ten players, GM Levon Aronian and GM Hikaru Nakamura. For more ...
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Youngest-ever American Chess Grandmaster crowned in St. Louis - fox2now.com

CCSCSL News Feed - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:08

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Youngest-ever American Chess Grandmaster crowned in St. Louis
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He was just 16 points shy of the mark when he arrived in St. Louis Friday to compete in the CCSCSL Invitational. He won his first four games giving him the points needed. Once you earn Grandmaster status, you have it for life. The CCSCSL Invitational ...
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Youngest-ever American Chess Grandmaster crowned in St. Louis - fox2now.com

CCSCSL News Feed - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 02:00
Youngest-ever American Chess Grandmaster crowned in St. Louis  fox2now.com

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It's a new low for chess' highest achievement. On Saturday at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, 13-year-old Sam ...

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Youngest-ever American Chess Grandmaster crowned in St. Louis - fox2now.com

In the News - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 02:00
Youngest-ever American Chess Grandmaster crowned in St. Louis  fox2now.com

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It's a new low for chess' highest achievement. On Saturday at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, 13-year-old Sam ...

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Youngest-ever American Chess Grandmaster crowned in St. Louis - fox2now.com

CCSCSL News Feed - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 02:00
Youngest-ever American Chess Grandmaster crowned in St. Louis  fox2now.com

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It's a new low for chess' highest achievement. On Saturday at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, 13-year-old Sam ...

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On Chess: St. Louis Witnessing Chess History-As-It-Happens At Sinquefield Cup - St. Louis Public Radio

CCSCSL News Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 02:00
On Chess: St. Louis Witnessing Chess History-As-It-Happens At Sinquefield Cup  St. Louis Public Radio

When you're claiming a page of history, you just never know who might write on it. The 2014 Sinquefield Cup , the global super-tournament now in progress.

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On Chess: Super GM Caruana Comes Home - St. Louis Public Radio

CCSCSL News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:46

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Super GM Caruana Comes Home
St. Louis Public Radio
In for his first visit to the U.S. Capital of Chess is Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, one of only three players in the world with a chess rating that has surpassed the 2800 watermark. He's here to pick a fight with the other two, Armenian GM Levon ...

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On Chess: Role Models Abound For St. Louis Girls - St. Louis Public Radio

CCSCSL News Feed - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 02:00
On Chess: Role Models Abound For St. Louis Girls  St. Louis Public Radio

It's a great time to be a St. Louis girl in chess, I think. Just look at what surrounds them: Webster University coach Susan Polgar is adding something new.

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On Chess: St. Louis Student Holds His Own Against Nation's Best - St. Louis Public Radio

In the News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 02:00
On Chess: St. Louis Student Holds His Own Against Nation's Best  St. Louis Public Radio

Our local boy is making national noise. Matt Larson, a tall and lanky 17-year-old who attends Crossroads College Prep in St. Louis, is one of 10.

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On Chess: St. Louis Flexes Its Chess Muscle - St. Louis Public Radio

CCSCSL News Feed - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 02:00
On Chess: St. Louis Flexes Its Chess Muscle  St. Louis Public Radio

For six years, St. Louis has been steadily pumping its proverbial chess muscle. There is, perhaps, no better way to gauge the strength of the city than to.

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On Chess: Poker Lures Chess Queen To Another Table - St. Louis Public Radio

CCSCSL News Feed - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 02:00
On Chess: Poker Lures Chess Queen To Another Table  St. Louis Public Radio

Poker is making a play on one of our queens. I admit this may be a paranoid reaction, and I won't apologize for defending the well-being of such an.

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