Join & Give

The World Chess Hall of Fame offers a wide range of opportunities to get involved. We invite you to:


Become a Member

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Members of the World Chess Hall of Fame enjoy exclusive invitations to events and discounted access to world-class exhibitions, performances, programming, and music concerts.


  • Personalized Membership Card
  • E-mail updates/newsletters
  • 20% discount in the WCHOF’s gift store, Q Boutique
  • Invitations to special events, including Member Nights and Exhibition Opening Receptions
  • Discounts on programs and ticketed events
  • WCHOF member gift

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Make a Gift

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As a non-profit organization working to enhance the game of chess on a cultural and artistic merit, our efforts are made possible through the financial support of our donors. Making a financial contribution to the World Chess Hall of Fame ensures continued cultural history in the city of Saint Louis and beyond. We thank you for your support of our mission.

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Join the Caïssa Club

Strategy Across the Board Fundraiser, 2017

The Caïssa Club is a joint gift program that recognizes dedicated individuals, corporations, and foundations who make a combined annual gift of $1,000 or more.

Learn more about Caïssa >


Attend an Event

Tom Huck Artist Workshop

The WCHOF’s programming explores the issues and ideas at the core of its exhibitions. These events include gallery tours, informal talks, and lectures and panel discussions presented by curators, collectors, and artists. Public Programs also make connections among chess, art, and life through fun activities such as book discussions, dance demonstration, workshops, and food tastings.

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We are always thinking of new ways to engage our supporters! Please reach out as we would love to hear from you: