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Leinier Dominguez Wins the 2021 Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX Tournament

American Grandmaster Takes Home the $37,500 Prize Fund

Saint Louis Chess Club To Host Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX

Tournament to Feature Ten of the World’s Best including Legendary World Champion Garry Kasparov and the top American Players

2021 U.S. Junior, U.S. Girls’ Junior and U.S. Senior Champions Crowned in Saint Louis

GM Hans Niemann, IM Annie Wang, and GM Gregory Kaidanov emerge victorious in the U.S. Junior, U.S. Girls’ Junior and U.S. Senior Championships

Saint Louis Chess Club to Host Legends and Prodigies of American Chess

2021 U.S. Junior, Girls’ Junior, and Senior Championships will return to an over-the board event in Saint Louis from July 15-July 26, 2021

Saint Louis Chess Club to Resume Broadcast Coverage of the FIDE Candidates Chess Tournament

SAINT LOUIS, Monday, April 12, 2021 - The FIDE Candidates Tournament will resume on April 19, 2021 in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Saint Louis Chess Club Announces 2021 Tournament Calendar

SAINT LOUIS, February 25, 2021- The Saint Louis Chess Club has announced their 2021 tournament calendar that will include national, international, and local tournament opportunities for spectators and chess players alike.

2020 U.S. Chess Championships Winners Crowned In All Five National Tournaments

SAINT LOUIS, October 30, 2020 - As October comes to a close, this unique chapter in American chess history has also concluded with five newly crowned champions for the 2020 U.S. Chess Championships.

Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So Tie For First in the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz Tournament

SAINT LOUIS, September 19, 2020 - The final day of Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz concluded with a tie for first between World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen and Chess960 World Champion GM Wesley So, splitting $90,000 between them.

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.

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