Top players meet in 2016 Champions Showdown

11/9/2016 – In November, the top players meet in the U.S.. On Friday, 11th of November, Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin will play the first game of their World Championship match in New York, and from Thursday, 10th of November, to Tuesday, 15th November, Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Vishy Anand and Veselin Topalov will slug it out in the Champions Showdown in Saint Louis.

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2016 Champions Showdown

Veselin Topalov, Fabiano Caruana, Vishy Anand, Hikaru Nakamura

The 2016 Champions Showdown shall be an exhibition event featuring four players (Viswanathan Anand, Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Veselin Topalov). Over five days, the Players shall complete two Classical Round Robins (G/60 +5” delay), two Rapid Round Robins (G/15 +5” delay) and four Blitz Round Robins (G/3 +2” delay).

Day Date Time Showdown in Saint Louis

Wednesday

9-Nov

 

Arrival

Thursday

10-Nov

1:00 PM

RR1: Round 1

   

3:30 PM

RR1: Round 2

Friday

11-Nov

1:00 PM

RR1: Round 3

   

3:30 PM

RR2: Round 1

Saturday

12-Nov

1:00 PM

RR2: Round 2

   

3:30 PM

RR2: Round 3

Sunday

13-Nov

1:00 PM

Rapid (6 rounds)

Monday

14-Nov

1:00 PM

Blitz (12 rounds)

Tuesday

15-Nov

 

Departure

 

Place

Prize

1st

$60,000

2nd

$40,000

3rd

$30,000

4th

$20,000

Total Prize Fund: $150,000 USD

When:

November 10th, 2016 1:00 PM CST through November 14th, 2016 12:00 AM CST

Location:

Chess Club & Scholastic Center of Saint Louis
4657 Maryland Ave Saint Louis
MO 63108
United States

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