Women's Chess Championship, Friday, October 2, 2009 at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 3750 Washington Boulevard in Grand Center. The kick off event entitled, "Queens of Jazz" will include special guest, Denise Thimes. Tickets are $50.00 for General Admission and $100.00 for VIP tickets. VIP tickets include a pre-concert reception with Denise Thimes and a post concert off-site dessert reception with Ann Hampton Callaway. Tickets can be obtained by calling 314-678-0500.