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2017 Sinquefield Cup

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The 2017 Sinquefield Cup is an elite international event, featuring 10 of the strongest chess players in the world.

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
PRIZE FUND $300,000
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

Garry Kasparov, 2016 Sinquefield Cup Closing Ceremony

 

DATE TIME* EVENT
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

PLACE PRIZE PLACE PRIZE
1st $75,000 6th $20,000
2nd $50,000 7th $15,000
3rd $40,000 8th $15,000
4th $30,000 9th $15,000
5th $25,000 10th $15,000
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
212 N. Kingshighway Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(877)-587-2427

Chess rate: $159/night

Parkway Hotel
4550 Forest Park Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 256-7777

Chess rate: $115 for a king room
$119 for a room with 2 queens.

Holiday Inn Express
4630 Lindell Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-4900

Chess rate: $109/night 

Hampton Inn & Suites
5650 Oakland Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 655-3994

Chess Rate: 10% off online through link.

 

August 2nd, 2017 1:00 PM   through   August 12th, 2017 1:00 PM
Chess Club & Scholastic Center of Saint Louis
4657 Maryland Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63127
United States
Phone: (314)361-2437
Email:
Round 1, August 2 $ 10.00
Round 2, August 3 $ 10.00
Round 3, August 4 $ 10.00
Round 4, August 5 $ 10.00
Round 5, August 6 $ 10.00
Round 6, August 8 $ 10.00
Round 7, August 9 $ 10.00
Round 8, August 10 $ 10.00
Round 9, August 11 $ 10.00
9-Round Pass $ 80.00