Saint Louis Chess Club
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New to the Central West End? Answer a few simple questions and let us help you plan your eclectic escape in the heart of St. Premier chess facility open seven days a week for casual play, free classes and lectures, weekly tournaments, private lessons and more. The Saint Louis Chess Club, a c 3 educational organization, is widely recognized as the premier chess facility in the country and one of the best in the world. This 6,square-foot, state-of-the-art chess center features a world-class tournament playing hall, classroom, library and casual play area. We take a multi-level approach to promoting the game of chess:. We opened our doors in July of , and since that time Saint Louis has become widely recognized as the emerging chess center of the country.
The Chess Club offers tons of great programming each week including beginner classes for kids and adults, ladies-only beginner classes and some great tournament chess options. So, what are you waiting for? Can you come out and play? OUR MISSION It is the mission of the Saint Louis Chess Club, an educational organization, to maintain a formal program of instruction to teach the game of chess and to promote and support its educational program through community outreach and local and national partnerships to increase the awareness of the educational value of chess. The Saint Louis Chess Club admits students of any gender, race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. The Saint Louis Chess Club complies with the Internal Revenue Service's guidelines regarding publication of its non-discrimination policy in its brochures, catalogs, advertisements and otherwise making it known to the general community.
Saturday Night Special. Kids' Pure Beginner Class. Adult Pure Beginner. Kids Chess For Rookies. OUR MISSION It is the mission of the Saint Louis Chess Club, an educational organization, to maintain a formal program of instruction to teach the game of chess and to promote and support its educational program through community outreach and local and national partnerships to increase the awareness of the educational value of chess.
A declining city finds an unlikely speciality. Its population peaked at , in the s. Decades of middle-class flight have left it with only , residents, of which almost one-third live at or below the federal poverty level. In riots erupted in Ferguson, a suburb, after a white police officer fatally shot a black teenager. It therefore seems an unlikely candidate to become a mecca for chess. How did this happen? The rise of St Louis as a centre for chess dates to , when Rex Sinquefield chose the promotion of chess in his home town as a retirement project after making a fortune pioneering stockmarket index funds.