2018-08-18

Sinquefield Cup 2018

The Sinquefield Cup sees Magnus Carlsen and 9 more of the world's best players compete in the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis from 18-27 August 2018. The event is the penultimate leg of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour, with the tour regulars joined by wild card Magnus Carlsen. In adddition to tour points the prize fund is $300,000, with $75,000 for 1st place. Players receive 100 minutes for 40 moves then 60 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second delay from move 1. A tie for first place will be decided in a 2-game Rapid mini-match (10min + 5sec delay), only between the top two, and if necessary an Armageddon game (5 vs. 4) on 28 August at 13:00 local time.

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Schedule: (UTC)
Round 01    Aug 18, 2018    18:00 
Round 02    Aug 19, 2018    18:00 
Round 03    Aug 20, 2018    18:00 
Round 04    Aug 21, 2018    18:00
Round 05    Aug 22, 2018    18:00

              Rest Day
Round 06    Aug 24, 2018    18:00 
Round 07    Aug 25, 2018    18:00 
Round 08    Aug 26, 2018    18:00 
Round 09    Aug 27, 2018    18:00

Watch the games of the Sinquefield Cup 2018 with computer analysis LIVE on ChessBomb.

You can see games from previous issues of the tournament with computer analysis at ChessBomb:
Sinquefield Cup 2017
Sinquefield Cup 2016
Sinquefield Cup 2015