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Arch Bishops Seek U.S. Chess League Championship

Championship droughts are no laughing matter. And there’s no doubt things have been feeling a little stale around here lately: It’s been three whole years since St. Louis touted a championship title.

Tonight, however, our great city’s sport sufferings may come to an end.

The Saint Louis Arch Bishops are one step away from completing the path to prophecy, having advanced to the 2014 Finals of the United States Chess League. The city’s finest chess talent has been assembled in one of its best squads to date, entering tonight’s match as the favorite to win over the Dallas Destiny...

Read more of this story on St. Louis Public Radio.


Live commentary by GM Ben Finegold for tonight's U.S. Chess League final match will go live at 7:30 p.m.