Chess

  • Chess

    • The Immacolata K-8 Chess team needs:​

      • Your student (as young as a kindergarten student) to join the team​

      • A volunteer or volunteers to serve as Immacolata Chess Lay Director

      • Volunteers to monitor chess classes (knowing how to play chess is helpful but not necessary)

    • Summary:

      • WHO: All K-8th children can and learn to play this fascinating game!​

      • WHAT: with parental support, children as young as kindergarten and 1st grade can learn to play chess and compete in CYC chess tournaments and other chess tournaments against children of a comparable age.

      • WHY: Chess is the best board game of all time. It has a history that goes back over 1,000 years and has been played under the same rules for over 500 years.  St. Louis is the chess capital of the United States and home to the Wold Chess Hall of Fame!  Help Immac earn another CYC trophy!  Immacolata Grade K-2nd placed 2nd Place in the CYC Championship in 2019!

      • HOW: Register via Sports Engine (email coming soon).

      • If you are interested or have any questions, contact Ed Rataj (Immacolata volunteer chess coach) at ratajfam@att.net or 314-7274827.