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On any given weekday, University of Missouri student Jack Hale is working six to eight hours and dashing to class in between. 

“I wake up a little after five and I do not stop until 11 p.m. most days,” Hale says. Between a full load of classes and two jobs taking up nearly 40 hours a week, he barely gets enough sleep.

On Chess: Mizzou Hosts Its First Chess Tournament

Oct 10, 2019
Mizzou fielded its new team comprised of woman grandmaster Gulrukbegim Tokhirjonova, three grandmasters and a newly minted national master in Oct. 2019.
University of Missouri Chess Team

The University of Missouri entered the world of competitive collegiate chess at the beginning of this year, announcing the inception of its inaugural chess program under the banner of its College of Arts & Science.

One of the program’s main goals is to provide opportunities for its players to train and compete at the most challenging levels, while maintaining high academic standards.