Chess players Magnus Carlsen (L) from Norway and Fabiano Caruana (R) from Italy compete during a game of chess at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands, on January 12, 2013, as Chinese player Hao Wang looks on in the background. (KOEN SUYK/AFP/Getty Images)

Celebrated Chess Player Leaves Italy Team to Play for U.S.

St. Louis has landed one of the biggest names in chess with the move of 23-year-old Fabiano Caruana leaving the Italy team to play for the U.S.


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22-Year-Old Man Wins St. Louis Chess Competition

Fabiano Caruana won the Sinquefield Cup at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis.


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U.S. Chess Championship Returns to St. Louis

The Chess Club and Scholastic Center is again hosting the U.S. Chess Championship for the next two weeks.


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US Senate Endorses St. Louis as Chess Capital

St. Louis is hosting the U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship for the sixth year in a row.


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Webster U. Celebrating 2nd Straight Chess Title

The university took first place, earning the President’s Cup, in a national championship tournament over the weekend in New York.


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Webster University Dominates at PanAm Chess Championship

Four students from Webster University check-mated their opponents during the Pan-American tournament, dubbed the World Series of chess, in Lubbock, Texas this past weekend.


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Chess Championship Headed to St. Louis

For the fifth straight year, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is playing host to the U.S. Championship and the U.S. Women’s Championship.


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Webster University Wins National Chess Title

Webster will welcome the national champions back to campus during a lunch-time ceremony on its Webster Groves campus Monday.



St. Louisan Wins U.S. Chess Title

Hikaru Nakamura came into the tournament ranked #1 in the nation.


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Chess Champs Going to Webster University

The Texas Tech University chess team has been lured to Webster University with a promise of a more substantial financial investment.



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