Oct 26, 2020 | 1U.S. Championship


Oct 26, 2020 | 1U.S. Championship

The U.S. Championship is a 12-player round-robin tournament taking place from 26-29 October 2020 on Lichess.
Players receive 25 minutes for the entire game, plus a 5-second increment starting from move one. Official website: www.uschesschamps.com

The 2020 U.S. Championship is an elite national championship event, featuring 12 of the strongest chess players in America. Over the course of eleven rounds, these competitors will battle for $150,000 in prize money and the title of 2020 U.S. Chess Champion.

 

 

Dates October 26 – 29, 2020
Format 12-Player Round Robin
Time Control G/25 + 5
Prize Fund $150,000

 

DATE TIME* EVENT
Monday, October 26 1:00 PM Round 1
2:15 PM Round 2
3:30 PM Round 3
Tuesday, October 27 1:00 PM Round 4
2:15 PM Round 5
3:30 PM Round 6
Wednesday, October 28 1:00 PM Round 7
2:15 PM Round 8
3:30 PM Round 9
Thursday, October 29 1:00 PM Round 10
2:15 PM Round 11
3:30 PM Playoffs

* All times listed are CT (GMT-5).

PLACE PRIZE PLACE PRIZE
1st $40,000 7th $8,000
2nd $25,000 8th $7,500
3rd $16,000 9th $6,500
4th $13,000 10th $5,500
5th $11,000 11th $4,500
6th $9,000 12th $4,000
Total Prize Fund $150,000