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2020 Strategy Across the Board: The Virtual Gala

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About Strategy Across the Board, a virtual gala:

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

6:30pm - 8:00pm CST


6:30pm Virtual Cocktail Reception

Grab your favorite cocktail and tune-in prior to the program to see what types of programming the Saint Louis Chess Club and World Chess Hall of Fame have to offer. Experience both organizations from the comfort of your own home.

7:00pm Program Begins

Join emcee Mike Isaacson for an exciting hour-long virtual celebration including a special appearance and keynote by Legendary World Chess Champion, Grandmaster Garry Kasparov! 


Special Thanks to our Event Chair: John Beckstead and event committee: 

Bhavik Patel, Joe Reinmann, Sanjay Jain, Alex Kerford, Tiya and Chak Lattanand, Gary Mindel, Carl Bouckeart, Ade Fanagan, Francis Slay, Mary Pillsbury, Celeste Vossmeyer and John Sandberg, Zar Toolan, Mike Isaacson, and Ken Olliff.


Frequently Asked Questions about Strategy Across the Board

Where do I stream the event?

Strategy Across the Board will be hosted on our event webpage: beginning with the cocktail reception at 6:30PM CST. You can also view the event through our YouTube channels, or 

How do I watch the event?

You can connect your phone, tablet, or computer to your Smart TV or other streaming device to watch the live gala via YouTube on your TV. If you're connecting with your phone or tablet, make sure you have the YouTube app downloaded. Casting from in a mobile web browser is not currently supported. For technical assistance, please call (314) 285-8619.

How do I make a donation if I live outside the United States or Canada?? 

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