2015 Sinquefield Cup

Saint Louis, Missouri, USAUnited States of America

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2015 Sinquefield Cup

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Prior to joining the Grand Chess Tour, The Sinquefield Cup was a tournament hosted by the Saint Louis Chess Club and featured some of the world's best players. The 2015 Sinquefield Cup was the second stop on the inaugural 2015 Grand Chess Tour tour. Held in classical format, 10 of the world's best battled it out in nine rounds for $300,000 in prize money. Ultimately, Armenia's Levon Aronian beat out the fierce competition to take the first place prize and 13 Grand Chess Tour points. Magnus Carlsen took second place and Hikaru Nakamura took third.

10 Player Classical Round Robin

A nine-round tournament with one round per day. Each player faces off against every other competitor throughout the tournament. Games are played at classical time controls and may last up to 6 hours each.

Tournament Prize Fund

Current Champion

2015 Tournament Winner

Inside the Tournament

Tournament Sponsors

The Saint Louis Chess Club is a nonprofit organization that has been a partner with the Grand Chess Tour since it's inception in 2015. The World Chess Hall of Fame is a nonprofit museum that celebrates chess through the lens of art, history, and culture. Located directly across the street from the Saint Louis Chess Club the World Chess Hall of Fame's unique venue is a regular host for Grand Chess Tour opening and closing ceremonies.

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