2014 Sinquefield Cup

Rules & Regulations: 2014 Sinquefield Cup

  • Time Control: 40 moves in 90 minutes, followed by the rest of the game in 30 minutes. Each player shall receive an increment of 30 seconds per move.
  • Draws: Players are required to play at least 30 moves before offering or accepting a draw.
  • Electronic Devices: No electronic devices are allowed in the playing hall. Players and spectators may check cell phones and other electronic devices before entering the playing hall.

Caruana Stays Perfect After Two Rounds of Sinquefield Cup

Sinquefield Cup chess Nakamura Carlsen Topalov Caruana Aronian Lagrave

Italian GM Fabiano Caruana has now defeated the World's Nos. 8 and 9 players in the first two rounds of the 2014 Sinquefield Cup. The wins have pushed Caruana's rating to its highest ever, and his rank to world second-best.

Caruana Reaches Peak, Knocks Down Topalov in First Round

Sinquefield Cup chess Grandmaster GM Topalov Caruana

World No. 8 GM Veselin Topalov only saw frustration against No. 3 GM Fabiano Caruana. The American-born Italian notched the first win of the 2014 Sinquefield Cup, elevating his rating to best-ever status.

2014 Sinquefield Cup Pairings & Results

Final Standings
1 GM Fabiano Caruana 2801 8.5

2014 Sinquefield Cup Will Be Strongest Chess Tournament in History

Sinquefield Cup chess tournament strongest Carlsen

The 2014 Sinquefield Cup will be the highest-rated tournament in the history of chess, bringing six of the world’s top-nine Grandmasters together at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.


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