2023 Strategy Across the Board
Saturday, December 2, 2023
The Chase Park Plaza, a Royal Sonesta Hotel
Co-Emcees: World Chess Hall of Fame Music Directors Brian Owens and Brian Woods
Special Guest/Keynote Speaker: Marina Toybina
Emmy Award-winning and record-breaking Costume Designer Marina Toybina is well known for her exceptional work in entertainment. Born in Moscow, Russia, Toybina immigrated to the United States at age 11. After graduating high school in Phoenix, AZ, she attended the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and launched a signature line called GLAZA. Toybina's creations are now seen worldwide in a variety of mediums, including television's The Masked Singer, So You Think You Can Dance, and The X Factor US; award shows including The Grammys, Billboard Awards, BET Awards, and Country Music Association; and collaborated with celebrities such as Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, and Juliette Lewis.
Appearance by: Sharon Carpenter, On-Air and Social Media Personality
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsors: Saint Louis Chess Campus Founders Dr. Jeanne Cairns Sinquefield & Rex Sinquefield, Edward Jones, and Your Move Chess
Event Chair: Dr. Fred Pestello, President, Saint Louis University
Auctioneer: Shannon K. (Mays) Eason, Raising Paddles
Proceeds support chess education, cultural exhibitions, and public programming at the Saint Louis Chess Club and World Chess Hall of Fame.
Contact (314) 795-8829 or firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets and additional sponsorship information.
Presenting Sponsor $30,000
King & Queen $20,000
Individual Ticket $400