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Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 US Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:41

Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 US Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis
Virtual Press Office (press release)
ST. LOUIS, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's top young chess players are back in Saint Louis, the nation's Chess Capital, this summer as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) will again host the U.S. Junior Closed ...

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Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 US Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:41

Ten Young Chess Stars Vie for 2015 US Junior Closed Title in Saint Louis
Virtual Press Office (press release)
ST. LOUIS, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's top young chess players are back in Saint Louis, the nation's Chess Capital, this summer as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) will again host the U.S. Junior Closed ...

On Chess: Appreciating the art of ivory chess sets - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 22:30

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Appreciating the art of ivory chess sets
St. Louis Public Radio
It was the 2004 Olympiad. I had just had a rough night, stayed up a little later than I should have. I didn't figure out what the pairing was until late morning. The preparation was beyond my reach, my opponent was too strong to outplay over the board: ...

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St Louis Cardinals espionage claims: US sports' dark arts go back 100 years - The Guardian

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 09:34

The Guardian

St Louis Cardinals espionage claims: US sports' dark arts go back 100 years
The Guardian
“If we asked players to take their shoes off and strip-searched them before every game,” Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis head Tony Rich told NPR, “I doubt you'll find many people who'd want to come out to the chess tournament ...

Experts predict American chess renaissance - Inquirer.net

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:28

Inquirer.net

Experts predict American chess renaissance
Inquirer.net
More importantly, the team is expected to receive full support from Rex Sinquefield, considered the godfather of American chess, and the benefactor of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Americans captured the Olympiad gold in Prague ...

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On Chess: Grand Chess Tour set to make history - St. Louis Public Radio

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 23:02

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Grand Chess Tour set to make history
St. Louis Public Radio
And yet, thanks to the vision and passion of Rex Sinquefield and the tireless work put forward by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, this city has done it. Thanks to them that legends come to Saint Louis to forge their impact on chess ...

A Map Of The Most Common Paths For All 32 Chess Pieces - io9

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:36

A Map Of The Most Common Paths For All 32 Chess Pieces
io9
There are just 32 pieces on a chessboard, but the number of patterns in which those pieces can move in the course of an individual game are astronomical. Still, as these maps show, despite all those different possibilities, each piece has a pretty ...

How Chess Has Changed Over The Last 150 Years - io9

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 13:08

io9

How Chess Has Changed Over The Last 150 Years
io9
The rules of chess have remained consistent since the early 19th Century, but that doesn't mean our approach to the game has stayed the same. Here are some intriguing and surprising ways the Game of Kings has changed its shape over the past 150 years.

With Only 76 Jobs Created Cuomo's Start-Up NY Is A Bust -- With The Cost Of ... - Forbes

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:04

Forbes

With Only 76 Jobs Created Cuomo's Start-Up NY Is A Bust -- With The Cost Of ...
Forbes
A committed Missouri philanthropist, I serve as president of the Show Me Institute, a state think-tank for limited government, and am president and chairman of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. To learn more, please visit my website ...

Watch: Tobey Maguire & Liev Schreiber Face Off In The First Trailer For Ed ... - Indie Wire (blog)

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:00

Indie Wire (blog)

Watch: Tobey Maguire & Liev Schreiber Face Off In The First Trailer For Ed ...
Indie Wire (blog)
Name all the chess films you can off the top of your head, go: There's Boaz Yakim's “Fresh,” “Brooklyn Castle,” Andrew Bujalski's “Computer Chess” and easily the best of them all, “Searching For Bobby Fischer.” But few and far between are classic, and ...

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It's Marvel Vs. DC In A Chess Game - Comicbook.com

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 13:24

Comicbook.com

It's Marvel Vs. DC In A Chess Game
Comicbook.com
If there's a will to further the never-ending rivalry between DC and Marvel comics, there's a way. Take Entertainment Earth's massive Marvel and DC chess collection set, for example. The toy maker has released a multiverse's-worth of chess pieces for ...

Governor LePage Leads The Charge To Eliminate Income Tax By 2020 - Forbes

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:57

Forbes

Governor LePage Leads The Charge To Eliminate Income Tax By 2020
Forbes
A committed Missouri philanthropist, I serve as president of the Show Me Institute, a state think-tank for limited government, and am president and chairman of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. To learn more, please visit my website ...

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