2016 Sinquefield Cup: Ultimate Moves live!

8/17/2016 – After the fascinating Sinquefield Cup, ending in a resounding victory by Wesley So, comes the Ultimate Moves. This is an exhibition match/event that is designed for pure fun only. It is broadcast live, with Maurice Ashley as the color commentator in his signature dynamic style, in a match between Team Rex, with five players joined by Garry Kasparov, against Team Randy, also with five players joined by Yasser Seirawan. Don’t miss it: 2¼ hours of unadulterated fun!

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2016 Sinquefield Cup

The 2016 Sinquefield Cup is an elite international event, featuring 10 of the strongest chess players in the world. Over the course of nine rounds, these competitors will battle for $300,000 in prize money (first: $75,000, second: $50,000, third: $40,000, last: $15,000) plus points toward the Grand Chess Tour and the coveted title of 2016 Sinquefield Cup Champion.

The venue is the Chess Club and Scholastic Center at 4657 Maryland Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63108. Tickets cost $10 per round or $80 for all ten rounds. Full information available at the official web site.

Hundreds of thousands of spectators worldwide are expected to enjoy the all-star commentary team of GM Yasser Seirawan, GM Maurice Ashley and WGM Jennifer Shahade as they provide keen insights and analysis, in depth player interviews and witty discussions. Commentary is also available on the CCSCSL YouTube Channel, Livestream and Twitch.

Ultimate Moves

Team Rex

Player
Rating
Country
Rex Sinquefield
Godly
USA
Garry Kasparov
Legend
Russia
Fabiano Caruana
2807
USA
Hikaru Nakamura
2791
USA
Anish Giri
2769
Holland
Ding Liren
2755
China
Peter Svidler
2751
Russia

Team Randy

Player
Rating
Country
Randy Sinquefield
Son of godly
USA
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
2819
France
Levon Aronian
2784
Armenia
Wesley So
2771
USA
Viswanathan Anand
2770
India
Veselin Topalov
2761
Bulgaria

Live video of Ultimate Moves

 

Full report to follow

Final standings of Sinquefield Cup

Schedule

Day Date Time Event
Playchess commentary
German
Sunday
Aug. 14
1 p.m.
Round 9
Yannick Pelletier
Klaus Bischoff
Monday
Aug. 15
1 p.m.
Playoffs
 
 
 

Links

The games are being broadcast live on the official web site and on the server Playchess.com. If you are not a member you can download a free Playchess client there and get immediate access. You can also use ChessBase or any of our Fritz compatible chess programs.