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Squares and Stripes

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A scholastic chess tournament at SLU: Il Monastero Banquet Center, 3050 Olive St, St. Louis, MO 63103. (If heading downtown on Olive, a few buildings on the right after Pappy’s). Il Monastero has 75 parking spots at the Center.


  • Open to students enrolled in elementary, middle or high school in fall 2017

  • 4 rounds | G/30 |

  • Three sections: K-12 Open, K-6 Open, and K-3 Open


  • Reg: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Players arriving after 10:45 might have to miss round 1.

  • One ½ point bye available if declared before round 1.

  • EF: $5 for existing USCF members if pre-registered 48 hours in advance, $10 at the door

  • Free for new USCF members

  • FREE 1-year USCF membership to all new elementary and middle school students

  • Free entry if you/your child attends a school (not charter or independent unless listed in the 2nd group) in one of the following districts*:

    • Saint Louis Public

    • Ferguson/Florissant Public

    • Jennings Public

  • Or one of the following schools:

    • Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls,

    • Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School

    • St. Vincent Home

  • Please contact to find out your discount code and enter the code at checkout.


  • 4 rounds at 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 3 p.m.

  • Award ceremony to follow final round


  • Individual and team prizes will be provided for both rated and unrated sections.

*Free entry for these schools and school districts generously provided by Emerson, Ascension, Horncrest Foundation, Lesley A. Waldheim Charitable Foundation, and Graybar Foundation.

July 28th, 2018 from 10:00 AM through  4:00 PM
Current U.S. Chess Member $10.00
Non U.S. Chess Member $0.00