2021 U.S Senior Championship

Dates July 15-26, 2021
Location Saint Louis Chess Club
Format 10-Player Round Robin
Prize Fund $50,000


The Saint Louis Chess Club is excited to host the 2021 Senior Championship, an invitation-only tournament that showcases the top players in the U.S. age 50 years and older. 

Day Date Time* Event
Thursday July 15 5:00 PM Players Meeting
6:00 PM Private Opening Ceremony
Friday July 16 3:00 PM Round 1
Saturday July 17 3:00 PM Round 2
Sunday July 18 3:00 PM Round 3
Monday July 19 3:00 PM Round 4
Tuesday July 20 3:00 PM Round 5
Wednesday July 21 Rest Day
Thursday July 22 3:00 PM Round 6
Friday July 23 3:00 PM Round 7
Saturday July 24 3:00 PM Round 8
Sunday July 25 3:00 PM Round 9
Monday July 26 3:00 PM Playoff (if necessary)
6:00 PM Private Closing Ceremony

* All times listed are Central Time*

Senior Championship Prize Fund

Place Prize Place Prize
1st $12,000 6th $4,000
2nd $8,000 7th $3,000
3rd $6,500 8th $3,000
4th $5,500 9th $2,000
5th $4,000 10th $2,000
Total Prize Fund: $50,000