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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - In May, the St. Louis Chess Club will host the grand nationals. Sunday on Sunday Sports Extra, Rich Gould talked at length with Chess Club Executive Tony Rich and Grand Master player Ben Finegold, who will be doing play by play of the event.
Rich has been the executive of the Chess Club for the last three years. He explained the entry process and encouraged all chess players to give the club a try.
Finegold one of the most accomplished players in the Midwest. Adult membership is $80 and student membership is $30 per year. The 2012 U.S. Championship in St. Louis runs May 7 thru May 20.