The Showdown in Saint Louis is a five-round exhibition match between two of the world's finest Grandmasters, Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian. The event showcases four classical games of chess, and a fifth round featuring 16 games of Blitz chess. The Grandmasters will play for the 60/40 split of a $100,000 prize pool.
|Friday, November 21||Classical||2:00 p.m. CT|
|Saturday, November 22||Classical||2:00 p.m. CT|
|Sunday, November 23||Classical||2:00 p.m. CT|
|Monday, November 24||Classical||2:00 p.m. CT|
|Tuesday, November 25||Blitz (16 games)||2:00 p.m. CT; New game every 15 minutes|
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Production assistance provided by Spectrum Studios and Fat Chimp Studios. Our commentary team includes GM Yasser Seirawan, GM Maurice Ashley and WGM Jennifer Shahade.
Catering from Herbie's Restaurant. Travel assistance provided by Chi Chi.