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2016 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women's Championship

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For the eighth consecutive year, the nation’s top 24 chess players will gather in Saint Louis to compete for the titles of U.S. Champion and U.S. Women’s Champion.

The 2016 U.S. Championships, boasting the strongest fields of American men and women ever assembled, will be held simultaneously at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) from April 13 through April 30.

Dates April 13-30, 2016
Location Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis
Format 12-Player Round Robin
Prize Fund

$294,000 Combined Total Prize Fund

Live Spectator Accommodations

Tickets may be purchased at the Chess Club, or online to each individual round of the 2016 U.S. Championships, which includes unlimited access into the championship tournament hall, additional live grandmaster-led commentary, complimentary snacks and beverages, and food discounts at Kingside Diner. Annual members to the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis receive free entry to each daily round.

Ticket Pricing

  • Opening Ceremony (Jewel Box at Forest Park, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13): $25
  • Closing Ceremony (Chase Park Plaza, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26th): $25
  • Attendance is complimentary with paid annual memberships. Become an annual member here.
  • Single round tickets: $10

Opening Ceremony

  • Wednesday, April 13th at the Jewel Box at Forest Park) $25
  • 6:30 p.m. - Cocktails
  • 7:00 p.m. - Opening Remarks, Drawing of Lots & Inductions to the U.S. & World Chess Halls of Fame
  • Purchase tickets below or through our Event Coordinator at 314.678.0500 or register@saintlouischessclub.org.

Closing Ceremony

  • Tuesday, April 26th at Starlight and Zodiac Rooms Chase Park Plaza Hotel, 212 N. Kingshighway, Saint louis, MO, 63108
  • 6:30 p.m. - Cocktails
  • 7:00 p.m. - Awards Ceremony
  • 8:00 p.m. - Reception
  • Purchase tickets below or through our Event Coordinator at 314.678.0500 or register@saintlouischessclub.org

Schedule of Events

 

Date Time* Event
Wednesday, April 13   Player Arrival
  6:30 PM Opening Ceremony
Thursday, April 14 1:00 PM Round 1
Friday, April 15 1:00 PM Round 2
Saturday, April 16 1:00 PM Round 3
Sunday, April 17 1:00 PM Round 4
Monday, April 18 1:00 PM Round 5
Tuesday, April 19   Rest Day
Wednesday, April 20 1:00 PM Round 6
Thursday, April 21 1:00 PM Round 7
Friday, April 22 1:00 PM Round 8
Saturday, April 23 1:00 PM Round 9
Sunday, April 24 1:00 PM Round 10
Monday, April 25 1:00 PM Round 11
Tuesday, April 26 1:00 PM Playoff (if necessary)
  6:30 PM Closing Ceremony
Wednesday, April 27   Media & Community Events
Thursday, April 28 1:00 PM Blitz Day 1
Friday, April 29 1:00 PM Blitz Day 2
Saturday, April 30   Player Departure

* All times listed are CDT (GMT-6).

April 13th, 2016 2:00 PM   through   April 30th, 2016 7:00 PM
Chess Club & Scholastic Center of Saint Louis
4657 Maryland Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63127
United States

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Phone: (314)361-2437
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Opening Ceremony, March 28 $ 25.00
Round 1, March 29 $ 10.00
Round 2, March 30 $ 10.00
Round 3, March 31 $ 10.00
Round 4, April 1 $ 10.00
Round 5, April 2 $ 10.00
Round 6, April 4 $ 10.00
Round 7, April 5 $ 10.00
Round 8, April 6 $ 10.00
Round 9, April 7 $ 10.00
Round 10, April 8 $ 10.00
Round 11, April 9 $ 10.00
Closing Ceremony, April 10 $ 25.00

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