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Saint Louis Chess Club Announces 2023 Tournament Calendar


For more information, contact:

Rebecca Buffington

Saint Louis Chess Club

(314) 277-3930


  For Immediate Release


Saint Louis Chess Club Announces 2023 Tournament Calendar


Saint Louis, MO (Thursday, January 12, 2023) - The Saint Louis Chess Club has announced their 2023 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. 


2023 Tournament Calendar

Saint Louis Super Swiss

March 11 - March 19

American Cup 

March 16 - March 26

Spring Chess Classic

April 1 - April 10

Cairns Cup 

June 1 - June 13

U.S. Junior, Girls & Senior Championships

July 14 -  July 26

Summer Chess Classic

August 1 - August 11

Saint Louis Norm Invitational

August 14 - August 20

Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX

September 7 - 10 

U.S. & U.S. Women's Championships

October 4 - October 18

Grand Chess Tour: Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz 

November 11 - November 19

Grand Chess Tour: Sinquefield Cup 

November 19 - December 3

Winter Chess Classic 

December 1 - December 11



The Saint Louis Chess Club plans to host their usual bout of major tournaments in 2023 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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