2017 Sinquefield Cup
The 2017 Sinquefield Cup is an elite international event, featuring 10 of the strongest chess players in the world. Over the course of nine rounds, these competitors will battle for $300,000 in prize money, points toward the Grand Chess Tour, and the coveted title of 2017 Sinquefield Cup Champion.
|DATES||July 31 - August 12, 2017|
|LOCATION||Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis|
|FORMAT||10-Player Round Robin|
|COMMENTATORS||Learn about our live broadcast and audience commentators.|
|SPECTATORS||Watch live at grandchesstour.org or at the Chess Club for $10/day.|
Garry Kasparov, 2016 Sinquefield Cup Closing Ceremony
|Tuesday, August 1||Community Day|
|6:00 PM||Opening Ceremony|
|Wednesday, August 2||1:00 PM||Round 1|
|Thursday, August 3||1:00 PM||Round 2|
|Friday, August 4||1:00 PM||Round 3|
|Saturday, August 5||1:00 PM||Round 4|
|Sunday, August 6||1:00 PM||Round 5|
|Monday, August 7||Rest Day|
|Tuesday, August 8||1:00 PM||Round 6|
|Wednesday, August 9||1:00 PM||Round 7|
|Thursday, August 10||1:00 PM||Round 8|
|Friday, August 11||1:00 PM||Round 9|
|Saturday, August 12||1:00 PM||Playoff (if necessary)|
|6:00 PM||Closing Ceremony|
* All times listed are CDT (GMT-6). Dates and times subject to change.
Sinquefield Cup Prize Fund
|Total Prize Fund||$300,000|
To purchase a ticket to the opening ceremony, click here.
Live Spectator Accommodations
Details on spectator accommodations coming soon.
The Chess Club has special hotel rates with the following hotels. Please make sure to ask for the "chess rate" when making reservations.
To watch the live commentary, visit grandchesstour.org.
Chase Park Plaza Hotel
Chess rate: $159/night
Chess rate: $115 for a king room
Holiday Inn Express
Chess rate: $109/night
Hampton Inn & Suites
Chess Rate: 10% off online through link.
|Round 1, August 2||10.000000000|
|Round 2, August 3||10.000000000|
|Round 3, August 4||10.000000000|
|Round 4, August 5||10.000000000|
|Round 5, August 6||10.000000000|
|Round 6, August 8||10.000000000|
|Round 7, August 9||10.000000000|
|Round 8, August 10||10.000000000|
|Round 9, August 11||10.000000000|