Illinois chess history documentary free

Chess State is now FREE. Use promo code, ChessState, to download or stream for free at #chess #illinois


First released and publicized as the story of high school championship competitions.  Chess State can now be seen as generation after generation building a chess scene, coming south from Arpad Elo in Wisconsin to The Land of Lincoln and prospering through improved chess technology and the personal care of instructors and organizers.


Anyone who has website rights to post a listing of this movie on the Internet Movie Database is encouraged to enter it.



R.I.P. Steven Craig Miller, 1956-2016

See and hear Steve in the Chess State documentary


Funeral home memorial page

United States Chess Federation Profile



GM William Lombardy welcomed to Chicago.

GM William Lombardy welcomed to Michael Lenox‘s Illinois Chess Vets meeting at the American Legion Post, Worth, Illinois (Eva Harrsion and Robert Stoltz pictured). I hope the greater Chicago’s chess community does the same.