The 2016 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 2016 Sinquefield Cup Champion.
|DATES||August 5-16, 2016|
|LOCATION||Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis|
|FORMAT||10-Player Round Robin|
|COMMENTATORS||Learn about our live broadcast and audience commentators.|
|SPECTATORS||Purchase tickets here!|
|Thursday, August 4||4:00 PM||Autograph Day|
|6:00 PM||Opening Ceremony|
|Friday, August 5||1:00 PM||Round 1|
|Saturday, August 6||1:00 PM||Round 2|
|Sunday, August 7||1:00 PM||Round 3|
|Monday, August 8||1:00 PM||Round 4|
|Tuesday, August 9||1:00 PM||Round 5|
|Wednesday, August 10||Rest Day|
|Thursday, August 11||1:00 PM||Round 6|
|Friday, August 12||1:00 PM||Round 7|
|Saturday, August 13||1:00 PM||Round 8|
|Sunday, August 14||1:00 PM||Round 9|
|Monday, August 15||1:00 PM||Playoff (if necessary)|
|6:00 PM||Closing Ceremony|
|Tuesday, August 16||1:00 PM||Ultimate Moves|
* All times listed are CDT (GMT-6).
Sinquefield Cup Prize Fund
|Total Prize Fund||$300,000|
Live Spectator Accommodations
Tickets may be purchased to each individual round of the 2016 Sinquefield Cup, which includes unlimited access into the championship tournament hall, additional live grandmaster-led commentary, and complimentary snacks and beverages. Tickets are available here.
|Individual Round Day Pass||$10|
The Chess Club has special hotel rates with the following establishments. Please make sure to ask for the "chess rate" when making reservations.
Chase Park Plaza Hotel
Chess rate: $159/night
Chess rate: $97/night
Holiday Inn Express
Chess rate: $84/night
Hampton Inn & Suites
Chess Rate: 10% offonline through link.