Month: July 2021

Chess and Business

By Aden Ho, Summer Youth Intern The Implications of Chess in Business  The market size, measured by revenue, of the Business Coaching industry is $11.6bn in 2021. Billions of dollars spent on coaching, much of which can be learned via an ancient game involving plastic pieces and monochromatic squares. Playing chess is running a business …

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Chess and Art

By Matthew Nedderman The Chess Players of 1876   In this painting, the artist’s father sits in a Renaissance Revival parlor of a Philadelphia home, watching a chess game between two friends. Eakins paid tribute to his father with a Latin inscription on the chess table’s drawer that reads, “Benjamin Eakins’s son painted this in …

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Update on US Senior, Junior, and Girl Chess Championships

By Isabel, Summer Youth Intern The chess community is bustling as of right now with so many different tournaments going. Besides the World Cup, the Senior,  Junior and Junior Girls’ championships are all going on currently. All these competitions and championships are held in the Saint Louis Chess Club, located in the hub for chess …

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