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 nine of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour players as well as GM Leinier Dominguez as the wildcard pick. 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
Alexander Grischuk • Fabiano Caruana • Hikaru Nakamura • Levon Aronian • Maxime Vachier-Lagrave • Shakhriyar Mamedyarov • Sergey Karjakin • Viswanathan Anand • Wesley So • Leinier Dominguez (WC)
Opening Ceremony & Press Conference to be held on August 10 by invite only.
Rapid (11– 13 August)
Blitz (14 - 15 August)
Closing Ceremony (private)
The Ultimate Moves Exhibition match will take place on August 16 at 1 p.m.
August 11th, 2018 1:00 PM
August 16th, 2018 1:00 PM
Day 1, August 11
Day 2, August 12
Day 3, August 13
Day 4, August 14
Day 5, August 15
OUR MISSION It is the mission of the Saint Louis Chess Club, an educational organization, to maintain a formal program of instruction to teach the game of chess and to promote and support its educational program through community outreach and local and national partnerships to increase the awareness of the educational value of chess.
Wheelchair/disability access is available in the rear - please proceed through the parking lot to our east and around to our back door. If you need additional assistance, please let us know.
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