The American Cup 2023 is an 8-player double elimination knockout taking place from 16-26 March at the St. Louis Chess Club. The matches will be played over two classical (90min + 30s increment) games in the Champions and two rapid (25+10) games in the Elimination bracket. If tied, rapid (10+5) playoffs are held and, if still tied, an Armageddon game (5 vs 4 minutes, with draw odds for Black). In the end the winner of the Champions bracket will face the winner of the Elimination bracket. If the Champions bracket winner loses, a second match is played.
In 2023’s edition of the tournament will participate some of the best players in the world asGM Hikaru Nakamura, GM Fabiano Caruana, GM Wesley So, GM Levon Aronian, GM Leinier Dominguez Perez, GM Ray Robson and GM Sam Shankland. Тhe total prize fund is very impressive :
|Group A||Group B|
|Championship Bracket Bonus||$10,000||Championship Bracket Bonus||$5,000|
|Prize Fund||$200,000||Prize Fund||$100,000|
In Women’s edition of the American Cup 2023 will participate GM Irina Krush, WGM Tatev Abrahamyan, WGM Gulrukhbegim Tokhirjonova, WGM Katerina Nemcova,IM Anna Zatonskih,IM Nazi Paikidze, FM Alice Lee and WGM Atousa Pourkashiyan.