Missed some of the broadcast from the 2015 U.S. Junior Closed? Not to worry! Catch up on all the action with Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley and Jennifer Shahade.


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Fischer Random - People's Choice

The Chess Club ran their first people's choice poll on Twitter where followers could vote for the starting positions, selected by Garry Kasparov, for all four games of Fischer Random Chess during Showdown in Saint Louis. These games were played on Friday, November 13th with round one starting at 1 p.m. Below is a five minute video where Garry fully explains the positions and why they were chosen. 


2015 Showdown in Saint Louis

“The Saint Louis Chess Club always seeks to find innovative and exciting events to host. With players like Nakamura and Caruana, spectators should expect fireworks over the board,” Tony Rich, Executive Director of the CCSCSL.

2015 GM Norm Invitational

Meet the Players
(FIDE July Rating Supplement)


Tournament Regulations

The 2015 GM Norm Closed shall be a 10-player tournament paired as a Round Robin.

Pairings & Results

Click here to view the crosstable and here to download all games.

The Commentators

GM Ben Finegold
2587 (USCF) | 2500 (FIDE)
U.S. Open Champion


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