2020 U.S. Championships Overview

October 2020 will mark an extraordinary chapter in American chess history, as due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Saint Louis Chess Club will host the 2020 U.S. Chess Championships online for the first time. This unique combination of the five top national tournaments will showcase competitors that best represent the past, present, and future of American Chess. 

There will be an online Opening Ceremony held on October 8th at 6:00pm CDT and an online Closing Ceremony held on October 29th at 5:00pm CDT; both events will be livestreamed for fans to watch on uscheschamps.com and on the STLChessClub's YouTube & Twitch.tv channels.



October 8

October 9 - 11
$10,300 Prize Fund
$6,000 Scholarship For Winner

October 13 - 15
$20,600 Prize Fund
$6,000 Scholarship For Winner

October 17 - 19
$50,000 Prize Fund

October 21 - 24
$100,000 Prize Fund

October 26 - 29
$150,000 Prize Fund