2018 U.S. Girls' Junior Championship

Dates July 11-21, 2018
Location Saint Louis Chess Club
Format 10-Player Round Robin
Prize Fund $10,300
Spectators More information coming soon!

The Saint Louis Chess Club is excited to host the Girls' Junior Championship again this year for the second time. This is the premier, invitation-only tournament in the country for the nation's top rising stars.

This event showcases the top young female players 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
Wednesday July 11
Players Meeting / Opening Ceremony
Thursday July 12 1:00 PM Round 1
Friday July 13 1:00 PM Round 2
Saturday July 14 1:00 PM Round 3
Sunday July 15 1:00 PM Round 4
Monday July 16 1:00 PM Round 5
Tuesday July 17 1:00 PM Rest Day
Wednesday July 18 1:00 PM Round 6
Thursday July 19 1:00 PM Round 7
Friday July 20 1:00 PM Round 8
Saturday July 21  11:00 AM Round 9 / Playoff

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

Girls' Junior Championship Prize Fund

Place Prize Place Prize
1st $3,000 6th $600
2nd $2,000 7th $500
3rd $1,500 8th $400
4th $1,000 9th $300
5th $750 10th $250
Total Prize Fund: $10,300
You can watch all of the rounds live with expert commentary right here on uschesschamps.com.