The recent success of the first CCSCSL tournament of 2009, the Winter Open, has brought new hope for the success of tournament chess in the Saint Louis region. Forty One players braved the cold to ensure a full prize fund payout on January 17th. With the apparent equation for success firmly in hand, the CCSCSL tournament directors have focused their attention to the "Knights" tournaments.
Saint Louis, MO, December 12, 2008 -- A good time was had by nearly 400 guests and more than $50,000 was raised to benefit the St. Vincent Home for Children at the second annual St. Vincent Home for Children Benefit Christmas Party.
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The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis has been selected by the United States Chess Federation to host the 2009 U.S. Championship in May...
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On a rainy Tuesday night in the Central West End in the thick of an election season, TV's in 600,000 homes across the St. Louis area are tuned into the second presidential debate...
ST. LOUIS, October 8, 2008 -- The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, which Steve Goldberg of United States Chess Federation (USCF) Online calls “certainly one of the most impressive chess centers” in the country, has been selected by the United States Chess Federation to host the 2009 U.S. Women’s Championship. The U.S. Women’s Chess Championship dates back to 1937. This is the second major tournament announcement made by The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis since its recent opening in July 2008. Just last month, the organization announced that it would host the United States Chess Championship next Spring.