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Updated April 21, 2014

April 2014

4/21/14: NewsmagazineNetwork.com — Circus Flora brings the game of chess to life with “The Pawn”, by Sheila Frayne Rhoades

4/16/14: St. Louis Public Radio — Arts Rundown: Queen Is Leaving; New Art Coming In, by Donna Korando

4/8/14: The Intelligencer — Circus Flora gears up for 28th season

 

March 2014

3/16/14: The New York Times — The Animal World in 3-D, Felicia Craddock

3/13/14: St. Louis Public Radio — On Chess: Hall Of Fame Brings Chess To New Audiences, by Mike Wilmering

3/11/14: ALIVE.com — ‘A Tear In The Veil’ This Wednesday At The World Chess Hall Of Fame

3/11/14: USA Today — St. Louis weekend trips for hipsters, by Matt Sorrell

3/9/14: Fox2Now.com — Circus Flora’s “The Pawn” brings chess to life

3/5/14: Fox2Now.com — Circus Flora returns for 28th season

 

February 2014

2/27/14: STLToday.com — Chess-themed show is Circus Flora’s next move, by Calvin Wilson

2/23/14: SFGate — Girls in Memphis chess program defy stereotypes, by Zack McMillan

2/19/14: St. Louis Public Radio — On Chess: 100 years of Vibrant Chess History in St. Louis, by Mike Wilmering

2/12/14: St. Louis Public Radio — On Chess: St. Louis History Is Chess-Rich, by Mike Wilmering

2/11/14: ModernSalon.com — Hairdreams Haute Coiffure Creations by Charlie Le Mindu 

 

January 2014

1/26/14: Maturity and Its Muse — “Jacqueline Piatigorsky: Patron, Player, Pioneer” on view at the World Chess Hall of Fame

1/24/14: NeedWant.com — WHY I’M MOVING MY BUSINESS FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO ST. LOUIS

1/23/14: ArtDaily.com — “Jacqueline Piatigorsky: Patron, Player, Pioneer” on view at the World Chess Hall of Fame

1/9/14: Sauce Magazine — 3 Things I Love, by Julie Cohen

1/2014: HEC-TV — State of the Arts: World Chess Hall of Fame (Video)

 

December 2013

12/30/13: The Wild Magazine — CHECKMATE: A QUEEN WITHIN – ADORNED ARCHETYPES, FASHION AND CHESS, by Emily Kirkpatrick

12/27/13: STLToday.com — 13 BEST ST. LOUIS FASHION STORIES OF 2013, by Debra Bass

12/8/13: The Chess Drum — The Drum visits “Queen” Chess Exhibit

12/2013: Studio 3 Magazine — Browse the Boulevard | Maryland Plaza

12/2013: Studio 3 Magazine — On Location | The Queen’s Gala at Saks Fifth Avenue 

 

November 2013

11/28/13: A Shaded View on Fashion — THE EXHIBITION A QUEEN WITHIN - ADORNED ARCHETYPES, FASHION AND CHESS IS NOW OPEN AT THE WORLD CHESS HALL OF FAME

11/28/13: Filep Motwary — EXHIBITION: A QUEEN WITHIN - ADORNED ARCHETYPES, FASHION AND CHESS IS NOW OPEN AT THE WORLD CHESS HALL OF FAME MUSEUM

11/7/13: United Press International — Chess makes its move into National Toy Hall of Fame, by Evan Bleier

11/6/13: TOKY — Art, Fashion & Strategy: Building an Identity for the World Chess Hall of Fame

11/5/2013: USCF — Jen on the Queen’s Gala and Carlsen-Anand, by Jennifer Shahade

11/2013: Harper’s Bazaar Ukraine — Culture News

11/2013: New In Chess — Jacqueline Piatigorsky: Patron, Player, Pioneer

 

October 2013

10/31/13: Student Life — ‘A Queen Within’ brings dazzling designer couture to St. Louis, by Katharine Jaruzelski

10/29/13: Modern Midwest — Ruler, Enchantress, Sage: They’re All Queens Within, by John Reinan

10/28/13: Anne Deniau — Y like Y I love Saint-Louis, USA… & serendipitY

10/28/13: St. Louis Beacon — Norm hunting at the SPICE CUP, by Brian Jerauld

10/25/13: STLToday.com — ‘A Queen Within’ tells its story with show stoppers, by Debra Bass

10/22/13: St. Louis Magazine — Queen’s Gala Gallery

10/21/13: Refinery29 — Missouri Chess Museum Holds Major Fashion Exhibition (And We’re Not Even Kidding), by Libby Banks

10/21/13: STLToday.com — IPARTY@THE QUEEN’S GALA AT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE, by Jon Gitchoff

10/18/13: St. Louis Beacon — The B List: Nine fashion queens ruling the World Chess HOF, by Nancy Fowler

10/18/13: St. Louis Beacon — On Chess: Hall of Fame exhibit focuses on the power of the queen, by Jennifer Shahade

10/18/13: St. Louis Public Radio — Fashion & Chess: St. Louis’ World Chess Hall of Fame Presents ‘A Queen Within’, by Alex Heuer (Audio)

10/17/13: ArtDaily.com — World Chess Hall of Fame opens “A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes, Fashion and Chess”

10/17/13: Artron.net — World Chess Hall of Fame opens “A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes, Fashion and Chess”

10/16/13: Glamour.com — INCREDIBLE Works by Alexander McQueen, Hussein Chalayan, and Martin Margiela on Display in This New Fashion Exhibit

10/8/13: Chicago Sun Times — A Royal Exhibit at the World Chess Hall of Fame, by Molly Each

10/8/13: St. Louis Magazine — Feel Like Royalty at the World Chess Hall of Fame Exhibition Opening: A Queen Within, by Amanda Chumley

10/6/13: Columbia Daily Tribune — World Chess Hall of Fame explores the concept of queenliness, by Caroline Dohack

10/2013: ALIVE Magazine — A Queen Within, by Jennifer Wells

10/2013: Cosmopolitan — 19 Things to Do This Month

10/2013: Elle Decor — Style Sheet, by Hannah Martin

10/2013: Harper’s Bazaar — Must-See Exhibitions

10/2013: Hinsdale Living — Dedicated Followers of Fashion

10/2013: Studio 3 Magazine — Alexander McQueen Distinctive Design, by Judy Uelk

 

September 2013

9/26/13: Blouin Art Info — The Queen Gets the Royal Treatment, by Michelle Tay

9/26/13: Hinsdale Living — Dedicated Followers of Fashion, by Michelle Crowe

9/25/13: Town & Style — What to Wear… Where, by Ellen Soule

9/13/13: St. Louis Beacon — Hide-and-seek with world’s best chess players, by Brian Jerauld

9/11/13: Town & Style — A Queen Within

9/5/13: St. Louis Beacon — Sinquefield Cup echoes Piatigorsky Cups of ’60s, by GM Ronen Har-Zvi

9/2013: Marie Claire — What Nina Loves, by Nina Garcia

9/2013: St. Louis Magazine — ROYAL COUTURE, by Stefene Russell

 

August 2013

8/8/13: St. Louis Beacon — A smart September in St. Louis, by Priyadharshan Kannappan

8/2013: ALIVE Magazine — “A Queen Within” Inside the World Chess Hall of Fame’s Exhibition Preview in NYC, by Jennifer Dulin Wiley

 

July 2013

7/19/13: St. Louis Business Journal — St. Louis Character: Susan Barrett, by E.B. Solomont

7/19/13: St. Louis Business Journal — Fashion shows in style at museums

7/18/13: The Wall Street Journal — Style Shows Come Into Fashion at Museums, by Ellen Gamerman

7/12/13: STLToday.com — Schedule of events for “A Queen Within” exhibit, by Debra D. Bass

7/12/13: STLToday.com — Art, fashion and chess collide in St. Louis, by Debra D. Bass

7/8/13: St. Louis Business Journal — Chess capital’s next match? The Sinquefield Cup

7/6/13: New York Times — Refrain for Many Chess Players: Meet Me in St. Louis, by Dylan Loeb McClain

7/1/13: ALIVE Magazine — Fashion’s Royal Queen, by Jennifer Dulin Wiley

 

June 2013

6/23/13: Belleville News-Democrat — O’Fallon artist doesn’t think much of the modern art world, by Teri Maddox

6/21/13: Openly Disruptive — Art and Science Mashed Up by Illinois Sculptor

6/19/13: St. Louis Beacon — World’s best to take on U.S. best in St. Louis, by Brian Jerauld

6/18/13: Chess.com — Top 2 in World, Top 2 in U.S. Battle for Sinquefield Cup

6/18/13: ChessVibes — Carlsen, Aronian, Nakamura, Kamsky to play in first “Sinquefield Cup”

6/17/13: ChessBase News — Carlsen and Aronian to play in US in Sinquefield Cup

6/14/13: St. Louis Business Journal — Check out World Chess Hall of Fame’s ‘A Queen Within, by Patricia Miller

6/11/13: The Portland Mercury — A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes, Fashion and Chess, by Elizabeth Mollo

6/10/13: Twelv Magazine — A Queen Within, by Meghan Pero

6/7/13: Examiner — A Queen Within exhibit: Celebrating fashion and chess, by Leslie Reider

6/7/13: InStyle Magazine — How Would the Queen Piece in Chess Dress? Probably Like This, by Jennifer Taylor

6/7/13: St. Louis Public Radio — Fashion And Art In St. Louis, by Nancy Kranzberg

6/6/13: Avenue — Chess Goes Couture at Christie’s, by Melissa Berkelhammer

6/5/13: ALIVE Magazine — Live On The Scene At The World Chess Hall Of Fame’s “A Queen Within” Exhibition Preview In NYC, by Elizabeth Tucker

6/5/13: DuJour — Queen Me: When Fashion, Royalty and Chess Collide, by Brooke Bobb

6/5/13: Guest of a Guest — Last Night’s Parties: Sofia Vergara Steps Out For the Gordon Parks Foundation Awards, Anna Wintour Joins Jenns Lyons At The J.Crew CFDA/VOGUE Fashion Fund Dinner, And More! (page 5)

6/5/13: Harper’s Bazaar — The World Chess Hall of Fame’s Newest Exhibit Preview at Christie’s, by Chrissy Rutherford

6/5/13: Interview — Fashion and Chess Collide at Christie’s, by Allyson Shiffman

6/5/13: Refinery29 — God Save The Queen! Peep These Royally Inspired Duds, by Seija Rankin

6/5/13: St. Louis Magazine — World Chess Hall of Fame Previews A Queen Within in New York City, by Nancy Curtis

6/5/13: V Magazine — What’s the Difference Between Fashion and Chess?

6/5/13: W Magazine — A Queen Within: After Hours, by Giovanna Campagna

6/5/13: Whitewall — Checkmate: A Queen Within Preview at Christie’s, by Sarah Bochicchio

6/4/13: The Huffington Post — Photo Ops: A Massive Pez Dispenser, a Huge Yo-Yo, and Other Giant Attractions, by Jennifer M. Wood, Condé Nast Traveler

6-7/2013: Christie’s Catalog — 5 Things

 

 

May 2013

5/30/13: New York Magazine — A Queen Within: Fashion Collides With Chess, by Julie Ma

5/30/13: St. Louis Business Journal — Fashion to get spotlight at Chess Hall of Fame, by E.B. Solomont

5/30/13: Glam.com — A Queen Reigns Supreme in Fashion and Chess, by Channing Hargrove

5/30/13: The Herald — A QUEEN WITHIN: Adorned Archetypes, Fashion, and Chess Exploration between the Queen Archetype and Her Relationship with Fashion (Article no longer available online)

5/29/13: Style.com — Christie’s Hosts Old Queens and New, by Ashley Simpson

5/29/13: The St. Louis American — Hip-hop activists reach at-risk youth through chess, by Bridjes O’Neil

5/29/13: Fibre2Fashion — World Chess Hall of Fame to host a fashion exhibit

5/29/13: Women’s Wear Daily — World Chess Hall of Fame Puts Focus on Fashion, by Marc Karimzadeh

5/29/13: ArtDaily.org — Prized and Played: Highlights from the Jon Crumiller Collection opens at the World Chess Hall of Fame

5/16/13: Forbes — Innovation is Key to The Success of 21st Century Philanthropy

5/16/13: Ladue News — A Queen Within

5/15/13: St. Louis Beacon — Chess Champion Gata Kamsky Forced to Play to Win, by Brian Jerauld 

5/9/13: St. Louis Beacon — Hip hop, jiu jitsu and chess come together, by Johnny Buse

5/8/13: St. Louis Beacon — On Chess: Unveiling the Hidden Beauty, by Jennifer Shahade

5/4/13: St. Louis Public Radio — The Intersection Of Chess And Art, by Nancy Kranzberg

5/3/13: ConnectTristates.com — St. Louis Chess Club Masters the Checkmate

5/3/13: St. Louis Beacon — Chess championships roll into town, cameras follow, by Johnny Buse

5/1/13: St. Louis Beacon — World chess exhibit mixes in music, by Johnny Buse

5/2013: ALIVE Magazine — Style Maven—Interview with Susan Sherman, by Lindsay Pattan

 

April 2013

4/24/13: St. Louis Beacon — Exclam! (A brilliant capture), by Brian Jerauld

4/23/13: Hypebot — Hip Hop Chess Federation Drops Mike Relm Video, Heads To St. Louis For Community Events, by Clyde Smith

4/21/13: Forbes — From Atoms To Bits, Physics Shows Entropy As The Root Of Intelligence (Program Mention), by Anthony Wing Kosner 

4/19/13: St. Louis Beacon — Bow down to St. Louis, new king of the chess world, by Brian Jerauld

4/18/13: Riverfront Times — NEW In the Galleries - Bill Smith: Beyond the Humanities Through September 15 at the World Chess Hall of Fame, by Jessica Baran

4/18/13: SusanPolgar.com — 3 to be Inducted into World Chess Hall of Fame

4/17/13: Chess.com — Kaidanov Inducted into Hall of Fame

4/16/13: Sinquefield Charitable Foundation — New Music Inspired by Bill Smith Exhibition to Debut at WCHOF

4/16/13: USCF — 2013 Inductions Announced for World Chess Hall of Fame

4/11/13: Central West End Guide — Bill Smith’s magical art on view at World Chess Hall of Fame, by Nicki Dwyer

4/10/13: Hip Hop DX — Hip Hop, Chess & Martial Arts To Unite During St. Louis Panel Discussion, by Danielle Harling

 

March 2013

3/26/13: CWE Scene — DaVinci-Style Genius at World Chess Hall of Fame

3/22/13: ArtDaily.org — Bill Smith highlights the intersection of art, chess, and nature in new exhibition at World Chess Hall of Fame

 

February 2013

2/24/13: Belleville News–Democrat — Your move: World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis is the place to play, by Teri Maddox

 

January 2013

1/2013: ARTnews — Board Games—Screwed Moves, by Ivy Cooper

1/2013: ALIVE Magazine — Archetypes—Susan Barrett, Interview by Elizabeth Tucker

 

December 2012

12/19/12: St. Louis On the Cheap — World Chess Hall Of Fame To Hold FREE Family Day Jan. 5

12/7/12: STLToday.com — Lambert Airport introduces local art to its concourses, by Diane Toroian Keaggy

 

November 2012

11/28/12: HEC-TV — Partnership Spotlight

11/26/12: The Republic — Chess Club’s Presence Drawing Players, Coaches to St. Louis (Article no longer available online)

11/26/12: STLToday.com — Families move to St. Louis for chess, by Stephen Deere

11/26/12: Where Traveler — Odd Travel: The World Chess Hall of Fame, by David Lancaster

11/2/12: FlySTL.com — Lambert Photo of the Week: Waiting Game, by Jeff Lea

 

October 2012

10/26/12: Conde Nast Traveler — Photo Ops: A Massive Pez Dispenser, a Huge Yo-Yo, and Other Giant Attractions, by Jennifer M. Wood

10/18/12: Riverfront Times — In the Galleries - Screwed Moves at World Chess Hall of Fame

10/18/12: USCF — Yermolinsky Inducted into US Chess Hall of Fame, by Jennifer Shahade

10/17/12: Chess.business-news-blog.eu — Yermolinsky Inducted into US Chess Hall of Fame

10/17/12: Chess.com — Yermolinsky Inducted into US Chess Hall of Fame

10/17/12: SusanPolgar.com — Yermolinsky Inducted into US Chess Hall of Fame

10/15/12: SusanPolgar.com — Free family day sessions at the World Chess Hall of Fame

10/6/12: Civil Ape — Screwed Moves - “Any Body Can Get It”, by Danica Radoshevich (Review, via Issuu.com)

10/5/12: USCF — Checkmate, Maybe, by Jennifer Shahade

10/4/12: St. Louis Beacon — From Madurai, India, to Lindenwood for chess, by Priyadharshan Kannappan

 

September 2012

9/13/12: St. Louis Sprout & About — ‘Screwed Moves’ opens tonight at World Chess Hall of Fame

9/13/12: St. Louis Beacon — Roulette Chess and mural come to Hall of Fame, by Jennifer Shahade

9/12/12: Los Angeles Business Journal — The World Chess Hall of Fame Presents…Screwed Moves 

9/12/12: the loft on broome — saint louis: world chess hall of fame

9/10/12: The Boston Globe — Weekly chess column, by Harold Dondis and Patrick Wolff

 

August 2012

8/8/12: St. Louis Beacon — Eight artists will transform Chess Hall of Fame, by Molly Duffy

 

July 2012

7/26/12: CCSCSL — Royal Rumble Recap, by Mike Kummer

7/24/12: FEAST — THE FEED: City Diner Celebrating 20th Anniversary with All-Day Block Party, by Kristin Brashares

7/23/12: CWEScene.com — World Chess Hall of Fame Reaches Attendance Goal Early

7/22/12: ChessMaine.net — ChessMaine.net in St. Louis

7/21/12: The Art of Construction — a great way to see St. Louis

7/19/12: Nicki’s Central West End Guide — Tour the galleries on hot summer days, by Nicki Dwyer

7/11/12: U.S. Chess Trust — U.S. Junior Closed Championship Begins Today

 

June 2012

6/26/12: Linda Cansell — Check Out Family Day at World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis

6/7/12: Riverfront Times — In the Galleries - Marcel Dzama: The End Game at the World Chess Hall of Fame, by Jessica Baran

 

May 2012

5/7/12: STLToday.com — The world’s largest chess piece is unveiled in St. Louis, by Stephen Deere

 

April 2012

4/23/12: Sports Illustrated — Winning Gambit, by Dan Greene

4/23/12: ArtDaily.org — Bobby Fischer: Icon Among Icons, photographs by Harry Benson on view at the World Chess Hall of Fame

4/18/12: USCF — World Chess Hall of Fame Nominated for Webby 

4/11/12: St. Louis Magazine.com — Don’t Miss New York Designer Timo Weiland’s Trunk Show at the World Chess Hall of Fame

4/6/12: NPR — Check It Out: St. Louis Keeps Adding To Its Chess Prowess, by Mark Memmott

4/6/12: U.S. News — A bold move in the small world of college chess, by Alan Scher Zagier

4/3/12: Daily Toreador — Tech Knight Raiders win second national championship, prep for move to St. Louis, by Nicole Molter

 

March 2012

3/23/12: Communication Arts — Webpick of the Week: World Chess Hall of Fame 

3/22/12: Ladue News — Platinum List: Notable in St. Louis

3/14/12: STLToday.com — World Chess Hall of Fame has two shows of note, by Sarah Bryan Miller (Review)

3/13/12: Nashville Scene — Art-On: Marcel Dzama’s A Game of Chess, by Laura Hutson

3/11/12: Columbia Daily Tribune — Museums offer up insight, by Caroline Dohack

3/11/12: Columbia Daily Tribune — World Chess Hall of Fame debuts new exhibits, by Caroline Dohack

3/2012: ARTnews — Pawn Stars, by Ivy Cooper (Review)

 

February 2012

2/29/12: Chess Vibes — Harry Benson’s Bobby Fischer photos exhibited in Saint Louis”

2/29/12: Chess News Blog — Fantastic new exhibits at World Chess Hall of Fame by Harry Benson, Marcel Dzama

2/29/12: USCF — Jennifer on Anatomy is Destiny in Saint Louis, by Jennifer Shahade

2/29/12: USCF — World Chess Hall of Fame Debuts Benson and Dzama Exhibits

2/28/12: Reuters — Artists Harry Benson and Marcel Dzama Debut Exhibitions at World Chess Hall of Fame

2/28/12: SusanPolgar.com — Benson and Dzama Debut Exhibitions at World Chess Hall of Fame

2/28/12: PR Newswire — Artists Harry Benson and Marcel Dzama Debut Exhibitions at World Chess Hall of Fame

2/27/12: Mini Pink Book — Checkmate: Harry Benson Photography Exhibit Coming to STL, by Nicole Benoist

2/15/12: ArtDaily.org — World Chess Hall of Fame presents Anatomy is Destiny by Liliya Lifánova, with choreography by Davy Bisaro

2/10/12: KSDK — World Chess Hall of Fame - Last weekend to see unique chess sets, by Kevin Held

 

December 2011

12/7/11: ArtDaily.org — World Chess Hall of Fame presents highlights from the Dr. George and Vivian Dean Collection

 

November 2011

11/28/11: The Chess Drum — Shabazz visits Chess Hall of Fame, by Daaim Shabazz

11/22/11: St. Louis Magazine — Out of the Box: Artists Play Chess at the World Chess Hall of Fame, by Francesca Wilmott (Review) 

11/9/11: ChessBase News — World Chess Hall of Fame opens in St. Louis, by Laura High

11/5/11: The Telegraph, Alton, IL — World Chess Hall of Fame Moves to St. Louis, by Jill Moon

 

October 2011

10/20/11: Riverfront Times — Out of the Box: Artists Play Chess, by Jessica Baran (Review)

10/10/11: ArtDaily.org — World Chess Hall of Fame exhibition explores relationship between art and chess

10/4/11: SusanPolgar.com — Inaugural Lecture at World Chess Hall of Fame

 

September 2011

9/12/11: St. Louis Beacon — World Chess Hall of Fame plans new strategy with opening in St. Louis, by Jonathan Ernst

9/9/11: ChessBlog.com — World Chess Hall of Fame Opens in Saint Louis, by Alexandra Kosteniuk

9/9/11: St. Louis Magazine — Best Chess in the West: Rex Sinquefield’s World Chess Hall of Fame Opens in CWE, by Byron Kerman

9/8/11: Temporary Art Review — Fall Out Guide, by James McAnally

9/1/11: Riverfront Times — Check Out This Move, by Alison Sieloff

9/2011: St. Louis Magazine — Endgame: St. Louis Moves Towards Chess Domination, by Rosalind Early

 

July 2011

7/31/11: ChessBlog.com — World Chess Hall of Fame to Open in September, by Alexandra Kosteniuk

 

2011

The Chess Collector. Vol. XX No. 3 — 7th Western Hemisphere Meeting of Chess Collectors International in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, September, 9-11, 2011, by Thomas Thomsen