August 15, 2016
Wesley So drew with fellow grandmaster Maxime Vachier Lagrave in the ninth and final round to win the crown in the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis, Missouri.
July 21, 2016
Due to the continuous effort of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, the U.S. Junior Closed Championship has grown to be one of the strongest and most prominent junior tournaments in the world.
May 12, 2016
Chess is a global game, enjoyed by millions around the world. For much of the 20th Century the nucleus of chess was the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. But now a new chess capital of the world is emerging - the American Midwest city of St Louis.
May 4, 2016
by Emily Scott
On April 20th, the World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF) and Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) participated in Explore Saint Louis’ “Be A Tourist In Your Own Town” event at Ballpark Village. The event was an opportunity for Saint Louis businesses to showcase themselves, and it also gave residents a chance to reconnect with familiar organizations and discover new ones. The event was a complete success. What started off as a rainy Wednesday morning turned into a lovely afternoon filled with sunshine and smiles!