ST. LOUIS – Webster University made history this weekend when it became the first St. Louis team ever to win a Final Four collegiate chess championship. Webster’s top-ranked chess team emerged victorious in the President’s Cup – also known... | Read More
PRESS RELEASE: The annual Polgar Chess Festival, in its sixth edition by now, has firmly established itself as a very prestigious social event, where celebrities, athletes, artists, scientists, businessmen, politicians and most importantly childr... | Read More
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won the 2012 SPICE Cup in St.Louis with a score of 6/10.
The 6-player double round-robin competition at Webster University was a closely fought affair, with only a few decisive games but lots of fighting chess.
The Fren... | Read More
Webster University freshman GM Ray Robson has won the 2012 SPICE Cup Open. He scored 5 wins, 4 draws, and no losses to win with a score of 7/9.
The competition format was a 9 round Swiss featuring 13 GMs and a total field of 43 players.
There w... | Read More
In addition to the 6-player double round-robin invitational SPICE Cup featured in an earlier report, there is also an Open competition taking place from 16-20 October at the SPICE Cup Chess Festival in St.Louis.
The format is a 9 round Swiss fea... | Read More