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Scholastic Tournament Blog: 2018 Dog Day Duels

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, 150 dedicated chess players clashed on August 26 at John Burroughs High School to determine the top dog and earn a strong start to the school year.

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: 2018 Squares & Stripes

The end of July usually marks the peak of vacation season and back to school madness. For 147 dedicated chess players, it was a chance to reign supreme in the scholastic chess world. On Saturday, July 28, the Saint Louis Chess Club hosted it’s 7th monthly scholastic tournament of the year.

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: 2018 Summer Showdown

June marks the beginning of summer and our scholastic tournaments are a way for students to escape the heat. Along with the blistering weather, the Summer Showdown chess tournament scorched the scholastic chess scene as 166 players from all over the country gathered to duke it out.

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: 2018 Mayhem In May

As the school year comes to an end, ideas for summer break begin to grow in everyone’s minds. Even with thoughts of fun in the sun, 180 dedicated young chess players gathered at Lindbergh High School on May 19 for the Mayhem In May Scholastic Chess Tournament.

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: 2018 Spring Fever

As the 2017-2018 chess season comes to an end, 215 young chess players participated in the Spring Fever Chess Tournament on Saturday, April 14th, at Webster Groves High School.  After four strenuous rounds, the winners were picked below.

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: 2018 March Madness

During the end of March, many families flock to various tropical destinations for Spring Break; however, 185 dedicated chess players congregated for battle over the chess board on Saturday, March 24, on the SLU Campus.

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: 2018 Chess Carnival

With Spring right around the corner and warm temperatures arriving, the stage was set perfectly for a festive chess tournament. On Sunday, February 25, the Saint Louis Chess Club held one of its monthly scholastic chess tournaments, Chess Carnival, at Cook Hall on SLU Campus. The tournament drew a record breaking 241 players!

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2018 New Year's Fray Tournament Results

On Saturday, January 20th, the Saint Louis Chess Club held its first scholastic tournament of 2018. Following the excitement of the new year, many students joined in to play in their first ever chess tournament, resulting in a total of 193 players that gathered at Adams Elementary in Tower Grove to battle for chess supremacy.

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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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