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2017 Holiday Classic Results

In the midst of the holiday season, everyone is in a happy and generous mood. During the Holiday Classic chess tournament, 164 players converged to battle for chess superiority. Even with a date change and end of semester hecticness, true chess enthusiasts assembled at the Center for Global Citizenship on the SLU Campus on December 17th without hesitation.

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Scholastic Blog: Holiday Classic

By Tony Chen, Scholastic Coordinator

 

In the midst of the holiday season, everyone is in a happy and generous mood. During the Holiday Classic chess tournament, 164 players converged to battle for chess superiority. Even with a date change and end of semester hecticness, true chess enthusiasts assembled at the Center for Global Citizenship on the SLU Campus on December 17th without hesitation.

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2017 Turkey Tango Tournament Results

During Thanksgiving, many of us will reflect upon our blessings this past year. Here at the Saint Louis Chess Club, we are sincerely grateful for the support given by our chess players, family members, and community partners. As a result of everyone’s cooperation, the Turkey Tango Chess Tournament at SLU’s Center for Global Citizenship drew a record-breaking 207 participants!

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: Turkey Tango

During Thanksgiving, many of us will reflect upon our blessings this past year. Here at the Saint Louis Chess Club, we are sincerely grateful for the support given by our chess players, family members, and community partners. As a result of everyone’s cooperation, the Turkey Tango Chess Tournament at SLU’s Center for Global Citizenship drew a record-breaking 207 participants!

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2017 Halloween Havoc Tournament Results

Place K-12 Open U800 1 GF Chess Club Argo 2 Spoede Elementary GF Chess Club 3 Grand Center Arts Academy
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Scholastic Tournament Blog: 2017 Halloween Havoc

The Halloween Havoc Chess Tournament held on October 29 at SLU marked the one year anniversary for the Saint Louis Chess Club’s monthly scholastic tournament series. As George Bernard Shaw once said, “Progress is impossible without change.” In that spirit, a Chess Grand Prix element was added to the monthly scholastic tournaments to encourage more participation and to make the school year more exciting.

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Back to School Bash Results

School is back in session, and the Back to School Bash Scholastic Tournament resounded like the first bell on the first day of school. Loud and exciting!  This tournament also heralded the very first Scholastic Tournament across the river.  Always college bound, 93 students made their way to Lindenwood University of Belleville on September 23rd to test themselves over the board.  One of many more to come.

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: Back to School Bash

School is back in session, and the Back to School Bash Scholastic Tournament resounded like the first bell on the first day of school. Loud and exciting!  This tournament also heralded the very first Scholastic Tournament across the river.

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Dog Day Duels Tournament Results

Place K-12 Open U800 1 Parkway Southwest Argo 2 Hixon Middle School Oakbrook Elementary 3 Parkway Northeast
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Scholastic Tournament Blog: Dog Day Duels

Dog Day Duels. The name says it all. Even after spending a summer full of sun, fun and naps, the competitive spirit of chess players remains high. During the scorching heat at summer’s end and back-to-school excitement, 111 dedicated chess players clashed on August 27th on the SLU campus to determine the top dog and earn a strong start to the school year.

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