Israeli chess master to speak at event in St. Louis

Israeli chess Grand Master Boris Gelfand

Israeli chess Grand Master Boris Gelfand will present a special

lecture at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center on Sunday, July 17.

Gelfand will go over some of the games from the recent Candidate’s

Matches. His superb performance at the Candidate’s Matches a few

months ago earned him the right to challenge GM Viswanathan Anand for

the title of World Champion.

The lecture will take place at noon on Sunday, and the club, located at

4657 Maryland Avenue, will be open at 11:30 a.m., a half-hour early. The lecture will be free for chess club members. $12 for the general public.