Nearly 30 students visited the Chess Club to compete in September’s Unrated Beginner Tournament for Kids -- most of whom came for Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan’s fun and educational weekly Kids Class, and were eager to show off some newfound knowledge.
This story was originally posted on stlouispublicradio.org on March 12.
On Tuesday, USA Today published a story that outlined everything “hip and happening” in St. Louis.
Not surprisingly, the World Chess Hall of Fame got a nod. Wait. What? Not surprising, you say?
If the idea that chess is hip and happening is foreign to you, then I assume you still have the antiquated stereotype of the pocket protector-wearing übergeek ingrained in your mind.
But times they are a-changin’ my friends.