Saint Louis Chess Club to Host 2020 U.S. Chess Championships Online From October 8-29

SAINT LOUIS, September 14, 2020 - October of 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. The 2020 U.S. Chess Championships consists of five national tournaments that will be held in rapid format: U.S. Championship, U.S. Women’s Championship, U.S. Junior Championship, U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship, and U.S. Senior Championship.

Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura Tie For First in the Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX Tournament

SAINT LOUIS, September 13, 2020 - The final day of Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX concluded with World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen and recently signed TSM Esports GM Hikaru Nakamura sharing the win and splitting the first and second place total prize of $62,500.

Saint Louis Chess Club To Host Two Online Tournaments In September - Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX and the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

SAINT LOUIS, August 21, 2020 - The top international chess superstars are set to battle online from September 11-19 in two exciting tournaments hosted by the Saint Louis Chess Club. Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX will feature the world’s top grandmasters including legendary World Champion Garry Kasparov, the reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen and World Number 2 Fabiano Caruana.

Saint Louis Chess Club Crowns World Champion Magnus Carlsen in Clutch Chess International

SAINT LOUIS, MO. (June 14, 2020) – The Clutch Chess International tournament concluded with a gripping final match between World Champion Magnus Carlsen and World Number 2, Fabiano Caruana, with Carlsen claiming victory in the final round and taking home the grand prize of $50,0000 and an additional $25,000 in clutch bonuses. This historical online tournament, hosted by the Saint Louis Chess Club and created by Grandmaster Maurice Ashley, featured electrifying knockout matches that had the audience glued to their seats after every move.

Saint Louis Chess Club To Host Clutch Chess International Tournament June 6-14, 2020

The World’s Best Grandmasters Will Compete For A $265,000 Prize Fund - The Largest Prize Fund Ever Offered For An Online Chess Event
SAINT LOUIS, June 3, 2020 - Eight of the top international chess superstars are set to battle online from Saturday, June 6 - Sunday, June 14, 2020 in the second installment of Clutch Chess, hosted by the Saint Louis Chess Club.

Inaugural Clutch Chess Winner Takes Home $30,000 Grand Prize, & $10,000 total amount in Clutch Prizes

Four American Grandmasters Battled for a $100,000 Prize Fund During Online Tournament

SAINT LOUIS, MO. (May 29, 2020) – The Saint Louis Chess Club is thrilled to announce that Grandmaster Wesley So is the inaugural winner of Clutch Chess, a new online tournament that was created by Grandmaster Maurice Ashley and hosted by the Saint Louis Chess Club. As the grand prize winner, Wesley So has won a total of $40,000 during the tournament.

Indian Grandmaster Humpy Koneru Wins Second Annual Cairns Cup

Highest-Rated Women’s Tournament on American Soil Concludes with Hard-Fought Victory & $45,000 First Place Prize

Saint Louis Chess Club to Host Second Annual Cairns Cup from February 6-17, 2020

The Highest-Rated All-Female Tournament in Chess History to Feature Top 10 Female Players with $180,000 Prize Fund

Cairns Cup February 6-17

Americans Shine in the Champions Showdown Chess9LX Exhibition

SAINT LOUIS (September 6, 2019) – The second annual Champions Showdown Chess 9LX exhibition was held at the Saint Louis Chess Club from September 2-5. The exhibition featured four tremendous contests in Fischer Random chess spotlighting eight of the top chess players in the world, including legendary world champion Garry Kasparov and 2018 World Chess Championship contender Fabiano Caruana.