The Champions Showdown – Chess 9LX at the Saint Louis Chess Club from 2-5 September 2019


The Champions Showdown – Chess 9LX at the Saint Louis Chess Club from 2-5 September 2019

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The Champions Showdown – Chess 9LX at the Saint Louis Chess Club from 2-5 September 2019 features four matches: Fabiano Caruana vs. Garry Kasparov, Wesley So vs. Veselin Topalov, Leinier Dominguez vs. Peter Svidler and Hikaru Nakamura vs. Levon Aronian.

For the Rapid, 6 games, worth 2 points, players receive 30 minutes for the entire game with a 10-second delay per move and for the blitz, 14 games, worth 1 point, 5 minutes for the entire game with 5 seconds delay.

Fabiano Caruana

vs.

Garry Kasparov

Wesley So

vs.

Veselin Topalov

Leinier Dominguez

vs.

Peter Svidler

Hikaru Nakamura

vs.

Levon Aronian

Format & Scoring

  • Six (6) rapid games at G/30 with a 10-second delay. Each rapid game is worth 2 points.

  • Fourteen (14) blitz games at G/5 with a 5-second delay. Each blitz game is worth 1 point.

Schedule

Day

Date

Time

Event

Monday

2 September

12:00 PM

Draw for Position

1:00 PM

Rapid Game 1

2:30 PM

Rapid Game 2

4:00 PM

Blitz Game 1

4:30 PM

Blitz Game 2

Tuesday

3 September

12:00 PM

Draw for Position

1:00 PM

Rapid Game 3

2:30 PM

Rapid Game 4

4:00 PM

Blitz Game 3

4:30 PM

Blitz Game 4

Wednesday

4 September

12:00 PM

Draw for Position

1:00 PM

Rapid Game 5

2:30 PM

Rapid Game 6

4:00 PM

Blitz Game 5

4:30 PM

Blitz Game 6

Thursday

5 September

12:30 PM

Draw for Position

1:00 PM

Blitz Game 7

1:30 PM

Blitz Game 8

2:00 PM

Blitz Game 9

2:30 PM

Blitz Game 10

3:00 PM

Draw for Position

3:30 PM

Blitz Game 11

4:00 PM

Blitz Game 12

4:30 PM

Blitz Game 13

5:00 PM

Blitz Game 14

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