Our Tournament Directors

Hello from our tournament directors Andrew Blair and Anna Blair. A father daughter team and avid chess players out of Lenexa, Kansas whose mission is to serve the greater Kansas City area with professional tournaments for amateur players.

Andrew Blair is a Scrum Master who had traveled the country playing in chess tournaments as his work schedule allows, enjoying chess premier hubs like Chicago, Huston, and Charlotte. Andrew has been a Tournament Director for a year and looks forward to turning Kansas City into a premier chess hub. 

Anna Blair is an Actuarial Liaison and rock climbs in her free time. She is a new Tournament Director and part of the up and coming next generation of chess players.