Sevian Sets New Record as Youngest-Ever American Grandmaster

Sam Sevian became the record-setting, youngest-ever American Grandmaster, a title once-held by Bobby Fischer, during the CCSCSL Invitational on Saturday Night.

Nakamura Stumbles Late, Aronian Hits Hard to Even Score

Armenia's pride Grandmaster Levon Aronian evened the score to the Showdown in Saint Louis, taking advantage of an endgame misstep by Hikaru Nakamura on Saturday evening.

Nakamura Connects, Takes Early Lead in Showdown

American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura knocked down Armenia's Levon Aronian in the first round of their $100,000 match, the Showdown in Saint Louis.

Bell Set to Ring on Showdown in Saint Louis

Grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian, two of the world's chess heavyweights, are ready to go five rounds -- including one featuring 16 games of Blitz chess -- in the Showdown in Saint Louis.

Nakamura, Aronian to go Five Rounds in Showdown in Saint Louis

Super GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian return to the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis for four classical games of chess and 16 Blitz.


Nakamura vs. Aronian

The Showdown in Saint Louis takes place from November 21 - 25. Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian will go five rounds for $100,000!


Hikaru Nakamura

Get familiar with two of the world's finest Grandmasters, along with ten up-and-coming players battling for Grandmaster norms!


Watch the Showdown in Saint Louis live, as well as the GM/IM norm competitions, with commentary from a legendary team of Grandmasters.