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How to Create A Classroom Culture - Part 5

To close the series, I’d like to share with you my final tip on creating a classroom culture using the final ‘S’ from our acronym C.H.E.S.S.

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Intense Chess!

Mike Kummer plays NM Julian Proleiko in the first ever "Intense Chess" game for a chance to earn millions of dollars in the Bahamas!

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2017 Spring Classic: Jeffery Xiong vs. Akobian | Strategy Session - GM Varuzhan Akobian

Grandmaster Varuzhan Akobian shows his game as Black against GM Jeffery Xiong at the 2017 Spring Chess Classic, at the Saint Louis Club. The game helped earn Akobian the top prize at this seasonal invitational.

Jeffery Xiong vs Varuzhan Eduardovich Akobian, St. Louis Spring Classic (Group A) (2017): E00 Catalan opening

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Scholastic Tournament Blog: 2018 Back-To-School Bash

As the summer heat dissipates and the fall breeze floats through, students go into full-on school mode as every school is in session. Even during these hectic times of homework and sports, 160 dedicated chess players congregated on September 22 at Gateway Middle School to battle for chess supremacy.

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Community Engagement at the Balloon Festival

by Dan Todd, Scholastic Instructor 


The Saint Louis Chess Club’s booth was buzzing with visitors in the children’s area, of the 2018 Forest Park Balloon Festival. The oldest and most well-attended FREE Hot-Air Balloon Event in the world.


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