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Saint Louis Chess Club Announces 2022 Tournament Calendar

For more information, contact:

Rebecca Buffington

Saint Louis Chess Club

(314) 277-3930


Saint Louis Chess Club Announces 2022 Tournament Calendar


ST. LOUIS, April 26, 2022 - The Saint Louis Chess Club has announced their 2022 tournament calendar that will include national, international, and local tournament opportunities for spectators and chess players alike. 

Below, you will find a table of invitational tournament dates scheduled for this year. All in-person tournaments will comply with all applicable COVID-19 guidelines and may still be subject to change.


2022 Tournament Calendar
Saint Louis Norm Congress May 19 - May 24, 2022
Summer Chess Classic June 2 - June 10, 2022
U.S. Junior, Girls & Senior Championships July 6 -  July 16, 2022
Grand Chess Tour: Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz August 25 - August 30, 2022
Grand Chess Tour: Sinquefield Cup September 1 - September 13, 2022
Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX September 13 - September 16, 2022
U.S. & U.S. Women's Championships October 4 - October 20, 2022
Fall Chess Classic November 1 - November 11, 2022
Saint Louis Norm Invitational November 18 - November 23, 2022
Winter Chess Classic December 1 - December 11, 2022

The Saint Louis Chess Club plans to host their usual bout of major tournaments in 2022 along with continuing to provide their in-person weekly classes & lectures and in-person open tournaments. There will be a rotating schedule of Resident Grandmasters each month along with online and in-person scholastic tournaments and online Scouts BSA Chess Merit Badge workshops scheduled throughout the year. For more information, please visit the events calendar on or email at


About The Saint Louis Chess Club

The Saint Louis Chess Club is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization committed to making chess an important part of our community. In addition to providing a forum for the community to play tournaments and casual games, the club also offers chess improvement classes, beginner lessons, and special lectures.

Recognizing the cognitive and behavioral benefits of chess, the Saint Louis Chess Club is committed to supporting those chess programs that already exist in area schools while encouraging the development of new in-school and after-school programs. For more information, visit

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