Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz
The Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz is new to the Grand Chess Tour in 2017. This $150,000 event will feature six of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour players and four wildcard picks, each of whom will try to prove they can push pawns with the very best. Held just after 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 13-19, 2017|
|LOCATION||Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis|
|FORMAT||10-Player Round Robin|
|COMMENTATORS||Learn about our live broadcast and audience commentators.|
|SPECTATORS||$10/ round Buy tickets here!|
Veselin Topalov, Hikaru Nakamura, Saint Louis 2016
Autograph Day Guidelines: August 13, 4-5:30 p.m.
Meet & Greet Autograph Session Attendees are welcome to bring their own items to be autographed, and signable merchandise will be available for purchase at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Due to time constraints, each person will be allowed one autograph per player. In order to accommodate as many attendees as possible, photos will not be allowed. This is a first-come, first-served event. Please arrive early to reserve your space.