|Boy Scouts of America to Unveil Chess Merit Badge in September|
|August 15, 2011|
See a calendar of events for the unveiling of the Boy Scouts of America
chess merit badge, including the Saturday launch event on September 10th
at the World Chess Hall of Fame, which opens to the public on September 9th.
September 7, 2011, Wednesday, Chess requirements and MB patch posted on scouting.org/meritbadges.aspx
September 10, 2011, Saturday, Pamphlets and patch available in Scout Shops and at www.scoutstuff.org
September 10, 2011, Saturday, Launch event in St. Louis at World Chess Hall of Fame
November 18-20, Friday through Sunday, Event during the National Scholastic K-12 Championship at the Dallas Anatole
Launch event participants:
USCF-United States Chess Federation (Merit Badge developers)
Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis
World Chess Hall of Fame
Great Rivers BSA Council
Greater St. Louis BSA Council
Contact your local council if you are interested in becoming a merit badge counselor.