6-week Beginners' Chess Class, through Moves thatMatter, an outreach program of the World Chess Hall of Fame

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Cancer Support Community (CSC) is proud to announce a new 6-week Beginners’ Chess class through Moves that Matter, an outreach program of the World Chess Hall of Fame, at Cancer Support Community starting this Saturday, 10/13 at 10:00 AM.

It's free (as are all of CSC’s cancer support programs and groups) and open to adults age 18 and up with a cancer diagnosis and one adult family member.

Chess is a game that can provide empowerment, companionship, and a sense of control – all important when lives are impacted by a cancer diagnosis.

This class is designed for the beginner-level chess player starting with how the pieces move, and ending with strategy and tactics. Don’t miss out on this fun opportunity to find your inner warrior.


WHEN: Saturdays: Oct. 13 (kick off, orientation and first class), Oct 20 & 27 and Nov. 3, 10, 17 10:00 - 11:30 AM

WHERE: Cancer Support Community

1058 Old Des Peres Road, St. Louis, MO 63131

(in Des Peres Square shopping center)

To register, contact Cancer Support Community 314-238-2000 or register online at www.cancersupportstl.org

The World Chess Hall of Fame is a nonprofit organization committed to building awareness for the cultural and artistic significance of chess. It opened on September 9, 2011, in the Central West End after moving from previous locations in New York and Miami.The WCHOF is housed in an historic 15,900 square-foot residence-turned-business and features the U.S. and World Chess Halls of Fame, displays of artifacts from the permanent collection, and temporary exhibitions highlighting the great players, historic games, and rich cultural history of chess. It is the partner organization to the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, which has become an acclaimed center for chess both in the US and internationally.


Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis (formerly The Wellness Community) is part of an international non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. All programs are completely free of charge and offered in a comfortable, home-like environment. Cancer Support Community (CSC) offers professionally-led support and networking groups, educational workshops, nutrition and gentle exercise programs, and stress-reduction classes to empower and educate individuals affected by cancer. CSC also offers free or reduced cost medically-related supplies not covered by insurance for people who are financially in need through the Staenberg Family Foundation Cancer Services. For more information, visit www.cancersupportstl.org.

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