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2014 Sinquefield Cup

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The best chess players in the world return for the 2014 Sinquefield Cup: August 27th through September 7th. Last year's event was the strongest chess tournament ever held on U.S. soil. This year, we're bringing you the strongest in the history of chess. Ever. We hope to see you in Saint Louis to witness history!

The field is set for the 2nd Annual Sinquefield Cup:

World Rank

Name

Age

Country

Rating

No. 1

Magnus Carlsen

23

Norway

2877

No. 2

Levon Aronian

31

Armenia

2805

No. 3

Fabiano Caruana

22

Italy

2801

No. 5

Hikaru Nakamura

26

U.S.A.

2787

No. 8

Veselin Topalov

39

Bulgaria

2772

No. 9

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

23

France

2768


 

Day

Date

Time

Event

Location

Tuesday

Aug. 26

12 PM

Autograph Session

Lester's Sports Bar

 

 

6 PM

Opening Ceremony

World Chess Hall of Fame

Wednesday

Aug. 27

2 PM

Round 1

Chess Club

Thursday

Aug. 28

2 PM

Round 2

Chess Club

Friday

Aug. 29

2 PM

Round 3

Chess Club

Saturday

Aug. 30

2 PM

Round 4

Chess Club

Sunday

Aug. 31

2 PM

Round 5

Chess Club

Monday

Sept. 1

Rest Day

Tuesday

Sept. 2

2 PM

Round 6

Chess Club

Wednesday

Sept. 3

2 PM

Round 7

Chess Club

Thursday

Sept. 4

2 PM

Round 8

Chess Club

Friday

Sept. 5

2 PM

Round 9

Chess Club

Saturday

Sept. 6

2 PM

Round 10

Chess Club

Sunday

Sept. 7

12 PM

Playoff

Chess Club

 

 

5 PM

Press Conference

Chess Club

 

 

7 PM

Closing Ceremony

Chess Club

Monday

Sept. 8

2 PM

Ultimate Moves*

Chess Club

    Tuesday    Sept. 9      2 PM      Ultimate Moves*         Chess Club

 

* Ultimate Moves will feature eight two-man teams made up of a GM and an amateur player each. The teams will compete in a double-round knockout bracket, with teammates alternating moves in games with a time control of 15 minutes and 2-second increments. Stay tuned for more details.

 

Place

Prize

1st

$100,000

2nd

$75,000

3rd

$50,000

4th

$40,000

5th

$30,000

6th

$20,000

Total Prize Fund: $315,000 USD

 

Accommodations

The Chess Club has special hotel rates with the following establishments. Please make sure to ask for the "chess rate" when making reservations.

Walking Distance to Chess Club

Chase Park Plaza Hotel
212 N. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
1-877-587-2427
 
Chess rate: $159/night
Parkway Hotel
4550 Forest Park Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 256-7777
 
Chess rate: $99/night
 

Short Taxi Ride to Chess Club

Hotel Ignacio
3411 Olive Street
St. Louis MO 63103
(314) 977-4411

Chess Rate: $155/night 
Water Tower Inn
3545 Lafayette Ave
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 977-7500
 
Chess rate: $70/night
August 26th, 2014 12:00 AM   through   September 7th, 2014 11:59 PM
Chess Club
United States
Pawn - Ticket for 1 round $ 15.00
Rook - Tickets for 5 Rounds $ 65.00
Queen - Tickets for All 10 Rounds $ 100.00

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