2022 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

Saint Louis, Missouri USAUnited States of America

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2022 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz
2022 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

See You In Saint Louis

Since 2017, the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz has been an integral component of the Grand Chess Tour. This year's tournament is poised to once again deliver the same standards of competition and a tournament location full of grandeur that chess fans have come to know and love. This will be the last rapid and blitz tournament of the tour and the fast-paced rapid and blitz structure is sure to provide a dynamic display of talent and skill, all vying for a piece of the $175,000 prize fund. Live spectators will not be allowed in the tournament hall to watch the daily rounds but fans can watch all the action online or watch the broadcast streaming live at the Saint Louis Chess Club.

Rapid & Blitz

  • 10 players
  • 9-round rapid round robin (2 points/game)
  • Two 9-round blitz round robins (1 point/game)
  • Best total score wins

Tournament Prize Fund

Current Champion

Alireza Firouzja

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.

  • Saint Louis Chess Club
GM Gukesh D & GM Viswanathan Anand
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