2024 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

Saint Louis, United StatesUnited States of America

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2024 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz
2024 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

2024 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

Closing out the tour will be the final two events held in the Chess Capital of America, Saint Louis, Missouri. The Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz will kickoff the events starting on August 10. The third and final speed chess event, seven tour players and three wildcards will fight for a prize fund of $175,000 as they aim to finish at the top of the tour standings. The format will see nine rounds of rapid action followed by eighteen rounds of blitz, for a total of 135 games spread across five days.

This event will feature seven full-tour players and three wildcard American players, Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Leinier Dominguez.

Fans should make sure to catch all the action online via the Saint Louis Chess Club’s Twitch & YouTube channels.

Join our Grandmaster in Residence from 4:00PM - 6:00PM daily at the Saint Louis Chess Club for live tournament commentary. Open to all members and guests and includes complimentary snacks and beverages.

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

GM Fabiano Caruana
Current Champion

Fabiano Caruana

Tournament Sponsors

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