This is one of our favorites. In this short film, Pixar brings to life the chess game of an older man against, well, himself. Happy Friday!
The First Event We needed something more. The club sessions were fun, light, semi-competitive. The visits to the local chess club were thrilling and combative. However, the students wanted chess in their school; they wanted the heat of competition right on their home territory. We devised a strategy: we would host a tournament. Of course, [...]
February was a good month for the young chess players at the Roeper School. On Feb. 2, the Roeper chess team won multiple awards at the Michigan Scholastic Team Championship, most notably the K-3 team, which took home first place and was named state champions. In addition, the K-5 team finished second in the state [...]
Julian Schuster first heard the rumor a year and a half ago. Susan Polgar, the legendary grand master known to journalists as “the Queen,” was unhappy in her current position as Texas Tech’s chess coach. She was feeling unappreciated. She had made this known to certain people in the tight-knit world of chess, and the [...]
Chess Grandmaster Susan Polgar, St. Louis’ chess scene, and its biggest supporter Rex Sinquefield are featured in the March issue of Wired Magazine. Matthew Hibbard Social Engagement Manager – St. Louis Business Journal Email | Twitter | Facebook | Google Chess Grandmaster Susan Polgar, World and Olympiad champion, received quite the check mate of a profile in the [...]
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Those first club meetings were tranquil. We enjoyed our time, but I was watching these young men develop in a way I hadn’t expected. I watched them grow as young men just as their game grew, too. I was slowly learning that chess was more than just a game, and I became afraid that they would leave [...]