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2022 Champions Showdown – Ultimate moves LIVE

The top international chess superstars are set to battle it out over the board from September 13-16 in Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX™ (aka Chess 960 Fischer Random), which will feature the world’s top Grandmasters including legendary 13th World Champion Garry Kasparov, World Number 3, Ian Nepomniachtchi, World Number 4 and 2022 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz winner, Sinquefield Cup winner, and Grand Chess Tour champion, Alireza FirouzjaLevon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana, Leinier DominguezHikaru NakamuraWesley SoShakhriyar Mamedyarov, and Peter Svidler.

An exhibition match – Ultimate moves featuring Saint Louis Chess Club founder Rex Sinquefield against John Beckstead has started! Each player will alternate moves with a team of Grandmasters. Rex and John will start at the board and make the first five moves. Both players will swap out for a GM from their bench, and will continue to rotate every 5 moves. There will be six games in total, where each side has 10 minutes plus 5 seconds per move.

2022 Champions Showdown – Ultimate moves LIVE

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