U.S. Senior Championship 2020

U.S. Senior Championship 2020

The U.S. Senior Championship is a 10-player round-robin tournament taking place from 17-19 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

History made!! Congrats to GM Joel Benjamin who just became the first trifecta (U.S. Junior, U.S. Champion, & U.S. Senior) winner in USChess history!!

The 2020 U.S. Senior Championship is an elite national championship event, featuring 10 of the strongest chess players in America over the age of 50. Over the course of 9 rounds, these competitors will battle for $50,000 in prize money and the title of 2020 U.S. Senior Chess Champion.

 


 

Day 1

Day 2

Dates October 17 – 19, 2020
Format 10-Player Round Robin
Time Control G/25 + 5
Prize Fund $50,000
DATE TIME* EVENT
Saturday, October 17 1:00 PM Round 1
2:15 PM Round 2
3:30 PM Round 3
Sunday, October 18 1:00 PM Round 4
2:15 PM Round 5
3:30 PM Round 6
Monday, October 19 1:00 PM Round 7
2:15 PM Round 8
3:30 PM Round 9
4:45 PM Playoffs

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

PLACE PRIZE PLACE PRIZE
1st $12,000 6th $4,000
2nd $8,000 7th $3,000
3rd $6,500 8th $3,000
4th $5,500 9th $2,000
5th $4,000 10th $2,000
Total Prize Fund $50,000