The first round of the Grand Chess Tour was won convincingly by GM Veselin Topalov.
The second round is going to take place in St. Louis, Missouri, at the magnificent Chess Club and Scholastic Center.
The tournament, named after the chess patron Rex Sinquefield, sees at the start line the 9 players who have agreed to participate in all the three events (last one will be the London Chess Classic in December), plus - this time - the super-strong-newly-American GM Wesley So.
Play starts August 23rd at 2PM EDT; (Find your local time HERE)
ICC will cover the event with LIVE commentary and Game Of the Day video for each round.
There will be daily TRIVIA contests, including the new "Guess the Results" contest! In the GOTD TRIVIA contest, a lucky member can win a yearly subscription to the best chess magazine out there: (New In Chess -electronic version).