GM Garry Kasparov is coming out of retirement for the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz is new to the Grand Chess Tour in 2017. This $150,000 event will feature six of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour players and four wildcard picks. Held just after the Sinquefield Cup, the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz promises to be an exciting affair that fans can enjoy live with Commentators, GM Yasser Seirawan, GM Maurice Ashley, and WGM Jennifer Shahade.
Please note that the drawing of lots will be done during the opening ceremony which is scheduled to take place at 18.30 St Louis time (CDT) on the evening of Sunday 13 August 2017. The opening ceremony will be broadcast on Chessdom.com
Join us live for the Kickoff of the Grand Chess Tour Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz. This is going to be exciting as GM Garry Kasparov is coming out of retirement and he will be on hand for comments.
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