Chess

Our Crossroads College Prep chess team has ranked in the top four in the state of Missouri for the past 16 years and has won six State Championships. Participants in all grades and all ability levels (beginners too) are invited to join the team. Contact Howard for more information.

 chess spring 2016

Trivia Night is this Saturday, February 11, 2017!

Please check your email for important announcements.  Students should be at school by 5pm for dinner and orientation.

High school team places 3rd at Gateway Team Tournament

The high school team of Ernie McCarter, David Dong, Homer Dula, Russell Bigham, and LaVaughn Caradine finished third in the Gateway Team Tournament at Belleville West High School on January 28th.   Homer placed fourth on board 3, while David medalled on board 2.  We also had four students who played individually: Sam Bigham, who medalled as a 7th grade player, Matthew Ritter, Andrew Guest, and Ben Clair.  Congratulations to the team!

We have two Saturday tournaments left before State!  

Remember that participation in three Saturday tournaments, or their equivalent number of weekday events, are required to attend Nationals in Nashville, Tennessee.  In addition, all players must attend State in order to attend Nationals.  Please contact Howard with questions.

2/18    SLU Action Tournament.  USCF rated.

3/4    Westminster Christian Academy.  USCF rated.

3/18    STATE Championships, Columbia, MO.  HS section is USCF rated.

5/11-5/15    SUPERNATIONALS, Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN.  USCF rated.

 

Gateway Junior League continues this Thursday

All matches are held at Wydown Middle School.  We will depart school by 4 pm each Thursday on the following dates:

2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2 (snow day makeup only)

 

Gateway Chess High School League Schedule

Home matches begin between 3:30 and 4 pm.  We depart for away matches immediately after school.  All games are on Wednesdays.  If a parent can drive, please let me know.

February 8 SLU High

February 15  @Metro

Results:  Burroughs 27.5 Crossroads 2.5

Crossroads 26    Grand Center  4

Webster Groves 16    Crossroads 14

Belleville East 26.5    Crossroads 3.5

Crossroads 30    Belleville West 0

Crossroads 30    Alton  0

Crossroads 15    Vianney (B) 15

February 22, March 1, March 8  (playoffs, locations TBD