U.S. Championship 2020: Live!

by ChessBase
10/29/2020 – 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. The 12-player single round-robin is being played on October 26-19. The action kicks off daily at 13:00 local time (18:00 UT, 19:00 CET). Read the report on Day 3 | Photo: Lennart Ootes

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Rounds 10-11

October 2020 marks an extraordinary chapter in American chess history, as due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Saint Louis Chess Club is hosting the 2020 US Chess Championships online for the first time. Carissa Yip, John Burke, Joel Benjamin and Irina Krush have won the first four tournaments of the series, but the main event is just starting.

US Championship 2020The 2020 US 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 US Chess Champion.

  • Dates: October 26-29
  • Format: 12-player round robin
  • Time control: G/25 + 5
  • Prize fund: $150,000 with $40,000 reserved for first place

Previous reports: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3


Standings after Round 9

US Championship 2020


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Commentary by Jennifer Shahade, Yasser Seirawan and Maurice Ashley


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