S. RES. 177
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 24, 2017
Mrs. McCaskill (for herself and Mr. Blunt) submitted the following resolution; which was considered and agreed to
Congratulating the Webster University chess team for winning a record-breaking fifth consecutive national title at the President’s Cup collegiate chess championship in New York City.
Whereas Webster University is the first team in the history of the President’s Cup collegiate chess championship to win 5 consecutive national titles;
Whereas the 2017 victory is the seventh consecutive national championship for Grandmaster and coach Susan Polgar and the program at the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence;
Whereas Webster University is a leader in promoting chess as a vehicle for enriching the education of children and young adults; and
Whereas Webster University has become a hub for developing chess excellence in students from across the United States and around the world: Now, therefore, be it
That the Senate—
congratulates Webster University for winning a record-breaking fifth consecutive national title at the President’s Cup collegiate chess championship; and
encourages Webster University to continue promoting the educational benefits of chess among its students and the larger community.