2014 U.S. Championships

Fischer Prize Extended to U.S. Women's; Krush, Foisor Remain Perfect

During play on Friday, Rex Sinquefield announced that he was extending the $64,000 Fischer Bonus Prize to the 2014 U.S. Women’s Championship. Sabina Foisor and Irina Krush each remained perfect after two rounds of play.

Hall of Famers Inducted; Pairings Set at U.S. Champs Opening

GM Gata Kamsky and GM Irina Krush look to repeat as reigning King and Queen as the 2014 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women’s Championship get underway in Saint Louis.

Saint Louis Named Chess Capital; Top Players Gather

On the eve of hosting the most prestigious chess tournaments in the nation, St. Louis received national recognition from the United States Senate, which passed an official resolution late Monday night naming St. Louis the National Chess Capital.

Rules & Regulations

Format Summary:  

The 2014 U.S. Championship shall be a 12-player tournament paired as a Round Robin.

The 2014 U.S. Women's Championship shall be a 10-player tournament paired as a Round Robin.


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Saint Louis to host 2014 U.S. Championships

GM Gata Kamsky will defend his title at the 2014 U.S. Championship while recently anointed Grandmaster Irina Krush will look for her sixth title at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Championship.


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