Saint Louis Honors Caissa Club with Dinner Headlined by Matheny and Caruana

Mike Matheny and Rex Sinquefield, Photo Austin Fuller

The Saint Louis Chess Club honored donors to the Club and the World Chess Hall of Fame, on a special evening for the “Caissa Club” on November 2 hosted by Cardinals Manager and club ambassador Mike Matheny. Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana and Lenier Dominguez, both in town for the Champions’ Showdown that begins on Thursday November 9th, participated in tandem chess with club founder Rex Sinquefield and Matheny.

Caruana and Ramirez blitzing at the Caissa Club celebration, Photo Austin Fuller

GMs Alejandro Ramirez and Cristian Chirila were also part of the festivities.

GMs Fabiano Caruana, Alejandro Ramirez and Lenier Dominguez, Photo Austin Fuller

Current US Chess Director Carol Meyer was also in attendance: “The celebration of Caissa Club members provides a glimpse into the vibrant chess community in the US Chess Capital.”

Matheny, Mayer and STL Chess Club Scholastic Director Kareem Talhouni. 

Find out more about the Caissa Club and the Champions Showdown. 

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