Chess as a Sport

Chess as a Sport

strani
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Dec 15, 2011

Hey everybody!  Our local chess enthusiast and chess supporter Rex Sinquefield, founder of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center Saint Louis and recently the World Chess Hall of Fame has pushed the debate on Chess as a sport to our state!  Rex wi...

Human Chess - Nakamura v Finegold - Photos Sean Trani

Human Chess - Nakamura v Finegold - Photos Sean Trani

strani
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May 21, 2010

Photos by Sean Trani Human chess! So fortunately the weather held up today in Saint Louis and the rest day activity went ahead as planned with a human chess game played out on a large board with the street blocked off. GM Nakamura vs GM Ben Feing...

Breaking out of E Class and Breaking Down: Part II

Breaking out of E Class and Breaking Down: Part II

strani
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Jan 19, 2010

Only the 26th of December I put on the warm coat and the scarf and sweater and headed off to the CCSCSL for the Christmas Open, my last tournament of the year.  I had accomplished my goal of breaking a 1200 USCF rating and was looking to relax dur...

2v2 Tourny CCSCSL - Back to OTB!

2v2 Tourny CCSCSL - Back to OTB!

strani
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Oct 25, 2009

After a long month without getting to the Chess Club and Scholastic Center Saint Louis, CCSCSL, Saturday the club hosted it's first 2v2 Club Championship. My chess buddy Dan had some family stuff to take care of but I showed up anyway hoping anoth...

Workin' on the Chess Media

Workin' on the Chess Media

strani
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Oct 13, 2009

What a week! I've been really lucky to work with the media team covering the US Chess Championship, last May, and recently the 2009 U.S. Women's Championship which just finished today. Here are some of the videos I got to make/help make/produce/ e...

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