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Saint Louis Chess Club to Host Champions Showdown Chess 960 September 11–14

For more information, contact:
Kiley Herndon
Phone: (314) 309-0799
kherndon@saintlouischessclub.org

Saint Louis Chess Club to Host Champions Showdown Chess 960 September 11–14

Exhibition matches feature ten chess champions, including legendary World Champion Garry Kasparov

America’s Rising Chess Stars Converge in Saint Louis

SAINT LOUIS (July 2, 2018) –  The skilled and competitive new generation of chess talent will compete for the U.S. Junior and U.S. Girls’ Junior Chess Championship titles at the Saint Louis Chess Club July 11-21, 2018. The two 10-player fields are filled with young prodigies who are ready to test their mettle in 9 rounds of classical chess. For many of these players, the tournament will serve as a stepping stone to achieving such lofty goals as the Grandmaster titles, elite player status, and potentially World Championship competitions.

U.S. and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship to be Held at the Saint Louis Chess Club

SAINT LOUIS (January 8, 2018) – For the tenth consecutive year, the Saint Louis Chess Club will host the U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Chess Championship. Since the 2009 Championships, the Chess Club has awarded more than two million dollars in prize money, with an additional $294,000 on the line for this year’s 24 competitors.

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis

For more information, please contact:

Kiley Herndon

Communications Coordinator

(314) 309-0799

kherndon@saintlouischessclub.org

 

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate

 at Champions
Showdown in Saint Louis

World Champion Magnus Carlsen Headlines Champions Showdown in Saint Louis

ST. LOUIS, October 23, 2017 - The Saint Louis Chess Club will host a series of four matches, the Champions Showdown, November 9-14. In an exciting twist, the three top American players and current World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, will face their opponents in 10 games of rapid and 20 games of blitz. Tournament play will begin November 9 at 1 p.m., with World Champion Magnus Carlsen and No. 1 Chinese Grandmaster Ding Liren beginning November 11 at 1 p.m.

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