2014 Sinquefield Cup

The 2014 Sinquefield Cup was the strongest-rated tournament in history, featuring six of the top-10 players in the world who averaged a record 2802 rating. American-born GM Fabiano Caruana won the Cup with an equally historical performance, stringing together seven consecutive victories before finishing with 8.5/10 and securing the $100,000 top prize.

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2014 Sinquefield Cup at a glance
Dates Aug. 27 - Sept. 7, 2014 1st $100,000
Location Chess Club & Scholastic Center of Saint Louis 2nd $75,000
Format 6-player double round robin 3rd $50,000
Prize Fund $315,000 4th $40,000
The Field All Player Bios 5th $30,000
Champion GM Fabiano Caruana 6th $20,000

 

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Schedule of Events
Date Event
Aug. 26 Autograph Session
  Opening Ceremony
Aug. 27 Round 1
Aug. 28 Round 2
Aug. 29 Round 3
Aug. 30 Round 4
Aug. 31 Round 5
Sept. 1 Rest Day
Sept. 2 Round 6
Sept. 3 Round 7
Sept. 4 Round 8
Sept. 5 Round 9
Sept. 6 Round 10
  Press Conference
Sept. 7 Ultimate Moves
Sept. 8 Ultimate Showdown