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2019 U.S. Chess Championship

From March the 20th to April the 1st, 12 of the strongest chess players in the USA will compete for the coveted title of US Chess Champion.
This year, the total prize fund is a stunning $194,000, with $50,000 to go to the winner and $35,000 to the runner-up.
The Championship will be held at the fabulous Chess Club and Scholastic Center in St. Louis, Missouri, owned by the chess passionate and benefactor Rex Sinquefield.
The tournament is a Round Robin with 12 players (11 rounds). All the rounds start at 2 PM EDT.

The ICC will relay the moves LIVE.

Here is the schedule:

Date Time (EDT) Event
Wednesday, March 20 2:00 PM Round 1
Thursday, March 21 2:00 PM Round 2
Friday, March 22 2:00 PM Round 3
Saturday, March 23 2:00 PM Round 4
Sunday, March 24 2:00 PM Round 5
Monday, March 25 2:00 PM Round 6
Tuesday, March 26   Rest Day
Wednesday, March 27 2:00 PM Round 7
Thursday, March 28 2:00 PM Round 8
Friday, March 29 2:00 PM Round 9
Saturday, March 30 2:00 PM Round 10
Sunday, March 31 2:00 PM Round 11
Monday, April 1 2:00 PM Playoff (if necessary)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 









The field is quite impressive.
 

Player FIDE Rating Age

Fabiano Caruana
2828 26

Wesley So
2762 25

Hikaru Nakamura
2746 31

Leinier Dominguez
2739 35

Sam Shankland
2731 27

Ray Robson
2667 24

Jeffery Xiong
2663 18

Sam Sevian
2642 18

Aleksandr Lenderman
2637 29

Varuzhan Akobian
2625 35

Awonder Liang
2590 15

Timur Gareyev
2557

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