2015 Showdown in Saint Louis

“The Saint Louis Chess Club always seeks to find innovative and exciting events to host. With players like Nakamura and Caruana, spectators should expect fireworks over the board,” Tony Rich, Executive Director of the CCSCSL.

2015 GM Norm Invitational

Meet the Players
(FIDE July Rating Supplement)


Tournament Regulations

The 2015 GM Norm Closed shall be a 10-player tournament paired as a Round Robin.

Pairings & Results

Click here to view the crosstable and here to download all games.

The Commentators

GM Ben Finegold
2587 (USCF) | 2500 (FIDE)
U.S. Open Champion


Tournament Regulations

The 2015 U.S. Junior Closed Championship shall be a 10-player tournament paired as a Round Robin.

The Arbiters

Tony RichTony Rich, IA
Chief Arbiter
International Arbiter (2013)
International Organizer (2010)
Senior Tournament Director

2015 U.S. Championships

The 2015 U.S. Championship was held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis from March 31 to April 14, 2015. 12 of the best players in the nation competed for the title of 2015 U.S. Champion, while 12 of the strongest female players battled to be crowned the 2015 U.S. Women's Champion. When the dust settled, GM Hikaru Nakamura won his fourth U.S. Championship and GM Irina Krush won her seventh U.S. Women's Championship.

Rewatch the coverage of the 2015 U.S. Championships


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