2016 Junior Closed

Dates July 7-18, 2016
Location Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis
Format 10-Player Round Robin
Prize Fund $20,600
The field Learn more about the field here.
Commentators Learn more about the commentators here. 
Spectators Members get in free or you can purchase a day pass starting at $5.


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For the seventh consecutive year, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis will host the Junior Closed Championship, the premier, invitation-only tournament in the country for the nation's top rising stars.

This event showcases the top students in the country and serves as the perfect example for two of our important goals: Promoting chess at the scholastic level and supporting chess at the top level by providing a professional environment for the country's top tournaments.

Day Date Time* EVENT
Thursday July 7
Player Arrival / Opening Ceremony
Friday July 8 1:00 PM Round 1
Saturday July 9 1:00 PM Round 2
Sunday July 10 1:00 PM Round 3
Monday July 11 1:00 PM Round 4
Tuesday July 12 1:00 PM Round 5
Wednesday July 13 1:00 PM Rest Day
Thursday July 14 1:00 PM Round 6
Friday July 15 1:00 PM Round 7
Saturday July 16 1:00 PM Round 8
 Sunday July 17  11:00 AM Round 9 / Playoff
 Monday July 18 
Player Departure

* All times listed are CDT (GMT-6).

Junior Closed Prize Fund

Place Prize Place Prize
1st $6,000 6th $1,200
2nd $4,000 7th $1,000
3rd $3,000 8th $800
4th $2,000 9th $600
5th $1,500 10th $500
Total Prize Fund: $20,600
For more information, visit saintlouischessclub.org.