2022 Sinquefield Cup

As the only remaining destination to be part of every Grand Chess Tour, The Sinquefield Cup continues to be an essential element of the GCT circuit. Sponsored by the Saint Louis Chess Club annually in the America's chess capital of Saint Louis, MO the Sinquefield Cup continues its tradition of classical format that will conclude the 2022 Grand Chess Tour. As the ending tour stop, this will be the final opportunity for competitors to earn points for a chance to be crowned champion of the entire Grand Chess Tour. 

The Sinquefield Cup Opening Ceremony will be held on September 1st from 5:30pm - 7:30pm at World’s Fair Pavilion (1904 Concourse Drive St. Louis, MO 63110) in Forest Park and will be open to the public. Tickets are $25 per person. Complimentary valet. Learn more and purchase your tickets here.

DATES

September 1 – September 13, 2022

LOCATION

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

FORMAT

10 Player Round Robin

PRIZE FUND

$350,000

Participants

Magnus

Carlsen

Alireza

Firouzja

Fabiano

Caruana

Ian

Nepomniachtchi

Wesley

So

Levon

Aronian

Shakhriyar

Mamedyarov

Richard

Rapport

Maxime

Vachier-Lagrave

Leinier

Dominguez

 

Participants

Date

Time*

Event

Sept 1

6:00 PM

Opening Ceremony

Sept 2

1:00 PM

Round 1

Sept 3

1:00 PM

Round 2

Sept 4

1:00 PM

Round 3

Sept 5

1:00 PM

Round 4

Sept 6

1:00 PM

Round 5

Sept 7

 

Rest Day

Sept 8

1:00 PM

Round 6

Sept 9

1:00 PM

Round 7

Sept 10

1:00 PM

Round 8

Sept 11

1:00 PM

Round 9

6:30 PM

Playoffs (If Necessary)

Sept 12

1:00 PM

 GCT Playoff

 

6:00 PM

 Closing Ceremony

Sept 14

 

 Player Departure

 

Place

Prize

1st

$100,000

2nd

$65,000

3rd

$48,000

4th

$32,000

5th

$26,000

6th

$21,000

7th

$18,500

8th

$16,000

9th

$13,000

10th

$10,500