Catch the first Saint Louis stop of the Grand Chess Tour!

The Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz is the newest stop of the Grand Chess Tour. This $150,000 event will feature all seven of the 2019 Grand Chess Tour players as well as three wildcard picks. Held just before the Sinquefield Cup, the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz promises to be an exciting affair that fans can enjoy live - right here at grandchesstour.org

DATES August 9 – 15, 2019
LOCATION Saint Louis Chess Club
FORMAT 10-Player Round Robin
PRIZE FUND $150,000
PHOTOS For event photos, visit our Flickr page
Magnus Carlsen • Maxime Vachier-Lagrave • Fabiano Caruana • Ding Liren • Shakhriyar Mamedyarov • Levon Aronian • Sergey Karjakin • Leinier Dominguez • Yu Yangyi • Richard Rapport


Schedule CST

Opening Ceremony & Press Conference to be held on August 9 by invite only. 

Rapid (10– 12 August)

Time 10 August 11 August 12 August
1:00 p.m. Round 1 Round 4 Round 7
2:30 p.m. Round 2 Round 5 Round 8
4:00 p.m. Round 3 Round 6 Round 9

Blitz (13 - 14 August)

Time 13 August Time 14 August
1:00 p.m. Round 1 1:00 p.m. Round 10
1:30 p.m. Round 2 1:30 p.m. Round 11
2:00 p.m. Round 3 2:00 p.m. Round 12
2:30 p.m. Round 4 2:30 p.m. Round 13
3:00 p.m. Round 5 3:00 p.m. Round 14
3:30 p.m. Round 6 3:30 p.m. Round 15
4:00 p.m. Round 7 4:00 p.m. Round 16
4:30 p.m. Round 8 4:30 p.m. Round 17
5:00 p.m. Round 9 5:00 p.m. Round 18
    5:30 p.m. Playoffs
    Directly following Closing Ceremony (private)

The Ultimate Moves Exhibition match will take place on August 29th at 2 p.m. or shortly after the playoff ends

 

August 10th, 2019 1:00 PM   through   August 15th, 2019 2:00 PM
Saint Louis Chess Club
4657 Maryland Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63108-63108
United States
Phone: (314) 361-2437
Email:
Day 1, August 10 $ 10.00
Day 2, August 11 $ 10.00
Day 3, August 12 $ 10.00
Day 4, August 13 $ 10.00
Day 5, August 14 $ 10.00
Ultimate Moves (August 29) $ 0.00
5-Day Pass $ 40.00