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2018 Grand Chess Tour

August 10, 2018   •   12:00 am - 11:59 pm

The Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and the Sinquefield Cup are elite international events featuring ten of the best chess players in the world.


Held at the Saint Louis Chess Club, fans can watch the games in-person or online.


The Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz is the newest stop of the Grand Chess Tour. This $150,000 event will feature all nine of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour players, as well as GM Leinier Dominguez as the wildcard pick.


The 2018 Sinquefield Cup is an elite international event, featuring 10 of the strongest chess players in the world. Over the course of nine rounds, these competitors will battle for $300,000 in prize money, points toward the Grand Chess Tour, and the coveted title of 2018 Sinquefield Cup Champion.

Participating Members:

Saint Louis Chess Club