Tag: Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence

Two-Time Champs! Webster Chess team wins President’s Cup, ‘Final Four of Chess’

Two-Time Champs! Webster Chess team wins President’s Cup, ‘Final Four of Chess’

| April 7, 2014 | 5 Comments

After a weekend in New York City, Webster University chess team members returned to St. Louis with some impressive hardware: their second consecutive President’s Cup, known as the “Final Four of College Chess.” To take home the 2014 national title, the chess Gorloks completed a weekend sweep by defeating Texas Tech University in the third […]

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In the News: Stroble as Missouri Workforce Leader; Polgar in Times of India; Bunch Coach of Year; Rishe on Tiger Woods

In the News: Stroble as Missouri Workforce Leader; Polgar in Times of India; Bunch Coach of Year; Rishe on Tiger Woods

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Missouri Highlights Stroble as Leader for Women in Workforce In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Missouri Department of Economic Development is recognizing the strides women have made in the workplace over the years. Over the past 10 years, there have been several traditionally male-dominated […]

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In the News: Polgar Girls’ Invitational alum; Harrison on 35mm film; Rishe on NCAA union ruling, Final Four

In the News: Polgar Girls’ Invitational alum; Harrison on 35mm film; Rishe on NCAA union ruling, Final Four

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Girls’ Invitational Alum on Polgar, Webster South Carolina’s Edgefield Daily featured a promising young chess champion who is a veteran of the Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational tournament, discussing Polgar’s influence and her own sights set on attending Webster: “Susan is always telling us to be […]

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Chess Team Sweeps State Championships for Second Time

Chess Team Sweeps State Championships for Second Time

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 2013 Missouri State Chess Championship took place Sept. 27-29 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. There were three separate championship categories: State Championship, Blitz Championship and Quick Championship. For the second straight year, members of Webster University’s chess team swept all three titles: Grandmasters Georg Meier and Le Quang Liem tied […]

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Polgar to Speak at Chamber Luncheon Oct. 17

Polgar to Speak at Chamber Luncheon Oct. 17

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s chess coach Susan Polgar is presenting “Chess and Life – Strategic Thinking for Success,” on Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Library conference room. This is an October Networking Luncheon event sponsored by the Webster Groves/Shrewsbury/Rock Hill Chamber of Commerce. Check in and networking take place at 11:30 a.m., followed by the luncheon at […]

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In the News: Susan Polgar Profile, Webster Ghana

In the News: Susan Polgar Profile, Webster Ghana

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage of Webster University includes: St. Louis American: Webster Goes to Ghana The St. Louis American recently featured Webster’s planned campus in Accra, Ghana. The article quotes President Beth Stroble describing how conversations for Ghana began: “We were all engaged in the conversation to say, ‘If you want to be a truly […]

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Tenth Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 22-25

Tenth Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational at Webster July 22-25

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fifty-seven of the top young female chess players – as young as age 6 through age 18 – from across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Puerto Rico and Brazil will gather on Webster University’s home campus next week for the 10th Annual Susan Polgar Girls’ Invitational, the most prestigious all-girls chess event in the United […]

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Polgar Presents at International Women’s Sport Conference in Abu Dhabi

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Susan Polgar represented Webster University at the International Conference on Women’s Sports 2013 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 21-22. The Webster chess head coach and director of the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence appeared at the invitation of the conference organizers to share her perspectives on breaking gender barriers in sports. (Polgar was […]

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Watch Susan Polgar Swiftly Check Hosts on ‘Fox & Friends’

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

In advance of the 2013 College Chess Final Four April 5-7 in Rockville, Md., Webster University chess coach Susan Polgar was invited to play outside in New York City on the “Fox & Friends” morning news show Monday, March 18. Braving some brisk temperatures in Manhattan, the hosts challenged Polgar to a 90-second game on […]

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In the News: Watch Susan Polgar on ‘Fox and Friends’ Monday, March 18

In the News: Watch Susan Polgar on ‘Fox and Friends’ Monday, March 18

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ever watch Susan Polgar play chess outside in New York on live TV? You can next week, as the Webster University chess coach and founder of the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence is scheduled to be on “Fox and Friends” Monday morning on the Fox News cable channel. Exact details for live TV are […]

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