Irish Times spotlights Sinquefields’ support for chess


The Irish Times‘ weekly “America at Large” feature on Thursday, March 26 spotlighted the efforts of Rex Sinquefield and the Sinquefield Charitable Foundation to support chess in the United States.

The story, headlined “Making all right moves in bid to unearth new Bobby Fischer,” looks at what it calls “Sinquefield’s impressive and ongoing investment in the sport in America over the past seven years.”

It mentions the World Chess Hall of Fame, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis (pictured), and the Sinquefield Cup, noting of the 2014 event, “that particular edition of the now annual Sinquefield Cup made history due to the epic performance of 22-year-old Fabio Caruana. By winning seven straight games against elite opponents, Caruana earned the highest tournament score of all time and vaulted himself to number two in the world.”

You can read the article in its entirety here.


March 2015