Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis

at 4657 Maryland Ave, St. Louis, 63108

Scholastic Chess is our passion. We're looking to put chess into all Saint Louis area schools. Call 314.361.CHESS for more info! The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is an educational organization that is committed to making chess an important part of our community. Through tournaments, casual play and lessons, we cater to each individual. Another important aspect of our mission is to develop in-school and after-school scholastic chess programs. Chess teaches valuable lessons for developing students like problem solving, critical thinking, spatial awareness and goal setting.

Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis
4657 Maryland Ave
St. Louis , MO 63108
United States
Contact Phone
P: (314) 361-2437


This 6,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art chess center features a world-class tournament playing hall, classroom, library and casual play area. But we’re more than just a community center. We take a multi-level approach to promoting the game of chess: - Our Scholastic Outreach Initiative spreads the educational benefits of chess to thousands of students in hundreds of schools and community centers across the greater Saint Louis area, primarily through afterschool programming. - We’re a member-based community center where players of all skill levels and abilities, from beginner to expert, attend our free classes, participate in tournaments, attend lectures, take private lessons and more. - We promote chess at the top levels by hosting all of the major U.S. Championship events and matches between the world’s top players.

Opening time

  • Mondays: 10:00- 22:00
  • Tuesdays: 10:00- 22:00
  • Wednesdays: 10:00- 22:00
  • Thursdays: 10:00- 22:00
  • Fridays: 10:00- 22:00
  • Saturdays: 10:00- 22:00
  • Sundays: 10:00- 22:00

General Info

The Club is open 7 days a week: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 10 pm

Reviews for Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis

Christine W.

I'm not a member here, so I'm basing this review on the free tour my husband and I took a few weeks ago. Previous to coming here, I didn't realize there was... Read more

Christopher T.

Awesome place. Unique in my knowledge - an elegant venue for pros to neophytes it has re-sparked an interest. Check out the kingside cafe next door and... Read more

Mark S.

I took one of my chess-playing little brothers here on a recent Sunday. If it's your first time, you can take a beginner's class or just hang out and use... Read more

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