2020 U.S. COLLEGIATE RAPID AND BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIPS

For the second time, Saint Louis University will host the 2020 U.S. Collegiate Rapid and Blitz Championships, an event exclusively for collegiate chess players. The tournament shall be treated as two back-to-back events that include a 7-round Swiss System rapid tournament and a 7 double-round Swiss System blitz tournament. 

After the intense competition between different schools, individual and team winners will be awarded titles of 2020 U.S. Collegiate Rapid Champion and 2020 U.S. Collegiate Blitz Champion.

At A Glance
Dates Postponed - TBD
Location Saint Louis University - Busch Student Center
20 North Grand Blvd.   Saint LouisMO 63103
Room 254
Parking Parking vouchers will be provided for the Laclede Street Garage (3602 Laclede Ave). You can view SLU campus information here
Format 7-round Swiss System rapid tournament
7 double-round Swiss System blitz tournament
Regulations Download regulations  
Registration Register here

 

 

Day

Time

Event

14-Mar

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Registration

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Rapid Round 1

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Rapid Round 2

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Rapid Round 3

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Lunch Break

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Rapid Round 4

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Rapid Round 5

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Rapid Round 6

6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Rapid Round 7

7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

Rapid Playoffs

15-Mar

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Blitz Double Round 1

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Blitz Double Round 2

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Blitz Double Round 3

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Blitz Double Round 4

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch Break

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Blitz Double Round 5

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Blitz Double Round 6

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Blitz Double Round 7

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Blitz Playoffs

5:30 PM

Awards Ceremony