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2017 Summer Showdown Tournament Results

Sunday, June 25th marked yet another successful scholastic tournament in the Chess Club and Scholastic Center (CCSCSL) monthly tournament series. In order to compete in this Summer Showdown chess tournament, 92 students convened at The Center for Global Citizenship on the SLU campus to determine the best of the best in June.

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: Summer Showdown Recap

Sunday, June 25th marked yet another successful scholastic tournament in the Chess Club and Scholastic Center (CCSCSL) monthly tournament series. In order to compete in this Summer Showdown chess tournament, 92 students convened at The Center for Global Citizenship on the SLU campus to determine the best of the best in June.

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: Mayhem in May Recap

The CCSCSL scholastic tournament series headed to West County this past Saturday for our Mayhem in May event at Christian Brothers College High School. Ninety-five young contestants braved thunderstorms to battle it out on the chessboards. This attendance number is doubly impressive considering it was finals week for many area schools.

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2017 Mayhem in May Tournament Results

Place K-6 Standings K-12 Standings 1 OAK BROOK ELEMENTARY PARKWAY SOUTHWEST MIDDLE 2 ARGO PARKWAY WEST MIDDLE 3 GLENRIDGE ELEMENTARY
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Scholastic Tournament Blog: Spring Fever Chess Tournament

by Richard Pointer, Scholastic Coordinator

 

This past Sunday, scholastic chess returned to Saint Louis University with the 2017 Spring Fever Tournament. As word has spread about our tournaments, new players and teams have continued to sign up and compete. With such wonderful weather and a great location, the tournament was able to draw 135 students to participate in both the K-6 and K-12 sections.

 

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2017 Spring Fever Tournament Results

Place K-6 Standings K-12 Standings 1 Oak Brook Elementary Parkway Southwest Middle 2 Glenridge Elementary Hazelwood West High School 3
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Scholastic Tournament Blog: Chess Carnival

by Scholastic Coordinator Richard Pointer

 

On Sunday, February 26, Scholastics held the 2017 Chess Carnival at Webster Groves High School. This was our first tournament with a middle and high school section and the number of participants swelled to 185 players. The four-round tournament featured a lot of fighting chess, as only those with perfect records and good tiebreaks were likely to take home top trophies.

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2017 Chess Carnival Results

Place K-6 Standings K-12 Standings 1 Steger Elementary Lindbergh High School
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Four-move Fireworks in October Kids' Beginners Tournament

On Sunday, October 20, as the up-and-coming Saint Louis Rams were busy defeating the reigning World Champion Seattle Seahawks, 18 new pawn pushers also believed anything was possible as they began their quest to chess superstardom.

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Sunday: Kids' Beginner Tournament

After your future Master has become familiar with piece movement and the basic strategies of chess, a quick introduction to the competitive side of the game can serve as an extremely beneficial -- and natural -- push in their development.

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