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Saint Louis Chess Club

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Credit: Courtesy of Saint Louis Chess Club, Austin Fuller
Credit: Photo courtesy of Saint Louis Chess Club, Crystal Fuller

The Saint Louis Chess Club, a 501(c)(3) educational organization, is the premier chess facility in the country and one of the best in the world. Our 6,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art chess center features a world-class tournament hall, classroom, library and casual play area.

Please visit our website to learn more about our reopening information, new safety measures, updated guest guidelines and how to sign up for open chess play or call us at (314) 361-2437 (CHESS).

Come by the Chess Club for a free tour so you can see how we’ve brought the educational benefits of chess to thousands of students and helped revitalize the U.S. chess scene!

Contact us to schedule a group tour, or come by anytime we’re open and a member of our staff will be happy to show you around the center.


Daily   12:00 pm — 10:00 pm
4657 Maryland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission
General Interest Info
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Year-round
Wi-Fi Available
Group Policy
Advance Contact Requested
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Recommended
Pet Policy
Pets Allowed Outdoors On A Leash
Types Of Payment Accepted
American Express Card
Personal Check