The 2013 Sinquefield Cup will take place 9th to 15th of September in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
The tournament, which features GMs Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian (top two in the World) and GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Gata Kamsky (top two in the U.S.) takes place September 9-15 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL).
Round one of the tournament begins at 1 p.m. CT (20:00 CET) on September 9. The players will be competing for a total $170,000 prize fund, with $70,000 going to the winner.
The event is named after the founders of the CCSCSL, Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield. The Sinquefields were each honored by the U.S. Chess Federation with a Gold Koltanowski award in 2012, with Rex also earning the distinction in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The award is given to the person or persons who have done the most to promote chess in the U.S. each year.
Live games with analysis will be daily on Chessdom.com.
This will be the last tournament for Magnus Carlsen before his World Chess Championship 2013 match with Viswanathan Anand in Chennai
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