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(KTVI)-Forty-eight girls from around the country have come to St. Louis this week to compete in prestigious chess tournament. The annual Susan Polgar Girl’s Invitational will be held at Webster University. The opening ceremony will be Sunday at 1:00pm on July 22.

There will be two days of intense training with Susan Polgar, a chess Grandmaster and coach, and her team, followed by a 6 round  championship tournament. The public is invited to watch the tournament action at the Loretto-Hilton Center on Webster’s campus.

Webster University is home to SPICE, the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence.