2017 Sinquefield Cup

Saint Louis, Missouri, USAUnited States of America

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2017 Sinquefield Cup

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A regular stop on the Grand Chess Tour since 2015, The 2017 Sinquefield Cup marked the halfway point of the tour. Held in classical format, 10 of the world's best battled it out in nine rounds for $300,000 in prize money. The standing tradition of the Sinquefield Cup of no repeat winners remained as Maxime Vachier-Lagrave emerged as the winner of the 2017 Sinquefield Cup. For his efforts, Vachier-Lagrave collected $75,000 and 13 Grand Chess Tour points and was only three tour points behind Carlsen in the overall 2017 tour standings.

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

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Current Champion

2017 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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