2022 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

2022 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz - Day 5 Recap

The fifth day of Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz was smooth sailing for Alireza Firouzja, who made it to the top of the standings and won the 2022 St Louis Grand Chess Tour with four rounds to spare. Alireza scored amazing 8/9 points today and will collect $40,000 for his efforts. Firouzja’s rivals for first place, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Hikaru Nakamura could not chase an unstoppable leader for too long today.