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

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)

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

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 ... - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 21:44

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: When your chess opponent wears a cape | St. Louis ...
St. Louis Public Radio
Children enjoy the intersection of chess and comics at the opening reception for "POW! Capturing Superheroes, Chess & Comics" at the World Chess Hall of ...

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 15:14

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
Catching up on some tournament results; Englishman David Howell, in perhaps his first visit to the States, won the “A” Group of 2017 St. Louis Winter Invitational at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, earning $5,000. Brandeis grad and ...

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On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster ... - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 17:50

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster ...
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”

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On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster, coach and spectator - KBIA

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 17:42

KBIA

On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster, coach and spectator
KBIA
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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On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster, coach and spectator - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 02:00
On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster, coach and spectator  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”

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On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster, coach and spectator - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 02:00
On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster, coach and spectator  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”

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Midwest is king of world chess as lavish St. Louis club lures top players - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 10:07

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Midwest is king of world chess as lavish St. Louis club lures top players
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis/Austin Fuller As spectators watch, cameras are trained on each board and photographers shoot video for the internet live-streaming broadcasts of world-class competitions at the Chess Club and Scholastic ...

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Fil-Am grandmaster Wesley So wins 2017 US Chess Championship - Digital Journal

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 05:22

Digital Journal

Fil-Am grandmaster Wesley So wins 2017 US Chess Championship
Digital Journal
Filipino-American chess player Wesley So has won the 2017 US Chess Championship title in a tightly-fought match held at the The Chess Club and Scholastic ...
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Wesley So is 2017 U.S. Chess Champion - PhilBoxing.com - PhilBoxing.com

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 00:01

PhilBoxing.com

Wesley So is 2017 U.S. Chess Champion - PhilBoxing.com
PhilBoxing.com
The US Chess Championship that took place in Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. from 29th March to 10th April 2017 was won ...

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Your Move Chess is a game (changer) for kids - St. Louis Business Journal

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 05:18

St. Louis Business Journal

Your Move Chess is a game (changer) for kids
St. Louis Business Journal
When Ascension and the Ferguson-Florissant School District partnered with the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis to create “Your Move Chess” in 2015, we knew we wanted to provide a safe, educational outlet for kids in a community that was ...

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On Chess: 2017 US Chess Championships crown victors, Wesley So and Sabina Foisor - St. Louis Public Radio

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 05:08

On Chess: 2017 US Chess Championships crown victors, Wesley So and Sabina Foisor
St. Louis Public Radio
GM Chirila is the current grandmaster in residence at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. GM Chirila was born in Romania and resides in the United States. Recently, GM Chirila won his section, U2550 at the 3rd annual Millionaire Chess ...

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On Chess: 2017 US Chess Championships crown victors, Wesley So and Sabina Foisor - St. Louis Public Radio

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 02:00
On Chess: 2017 US Chess Championships crown victors, Wesley So and Sabina Foisor  St. Louis Public Radio

Between March 29 and April 10, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis hosted the 2017 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women's Chess.

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On Chess: 2017 US Chess Championships crown victors, Wesley So and Sabina Foisor - St. Louis Public Radio

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 02:00
On Chess: 2017 US Chess Championships crown victors, Wesley So and Sabina Foisor  St. Louis Public Radio

Between March 29 and April 10, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis hosted the 2017 U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women's Chess.

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St. Louis chess center names US Championship winners - STLtoday.com

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 17:51

STLtoday.com

St. Louis chess center names US Championship winners
STLtoday.com
Tags. Alexander Onischuk · Sabina Foisor · Wesley So · Francis Slay · Chess Club And Scholastic Center Of Saint Louis · U.s. Women's Open Chess Championship · Sport · Championship · ALisenby ...
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2017 Chess Champions: Men's Global Rising Star, Women's Surprise Player Prove Worth, Win US and US Women's ...PR Newswire (press release)
Foisor Wins US Women's While So, Onischuk Head To PlayoffChess.com
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