|2009 U.S. Chess Championship Venue|
4657 Maryland Avenue
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, which was founded by retired investment fund manager Rex Sinquefield is located at 4657 Maryland Avenue in St. Louis’ fashionable and historic Central West End neighborhood. The three-level, 6,000-square-foot facility possesses an array of customized features, including electronic chess boards, hand-made wooden chess tables, LCD-screen televisions, video installation art, overhead paging and an adjustable lighting system. The primary colors of the club are black and white, the colors of a traditional chessboard.
Chase Park Plaza Hotel
Presented by the Central West End Association