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2020 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Preview

The Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz will be held online and will showcase some of the world’s top rapid and blitz players including World Champion Magnus Carlsen and a few of the American favorites - Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, Leinier Dominguez and Jeffery Xiong. The ten players will be competing for a $250,000 prize fund in nine rapid games and eighteen blitz games over five days of play.

Games will start daily at 1:00pm CDT (GMT-5) from September 15-19 with expert commentary featuring GM’s Yasser Seirawan and Maurice Ashley and WGM Jennifer Shahade. Viewers can watch live on or on STLChessClub’s YouTube and channels.