Field, Commentators Set for 2014 U.S. Championships

The fields are set for both the 2014 U.S. Championship and 2014 U.S. Women’s Championship, scheduled to be held simultaneously May 7 through May 20 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL).

2014 U.S. and Women's Championship

For the sixth consecutive year, the best chess players in the U.S. will gather in Saint Louis to fight for the title of U.S. Champion and U.S. Women’s Champion.

Saint Louis to host 2014 U.S. Championships

GM Gata Kamsky will defend his title at the 2014 U.S. Championship while recently anointed Grandmaster Irina Krush will look for her sixth title at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Championship.

Carlsen Wins Inaugural Sinquefield Cup in Style

World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen brought home a $70,000 souvenir after his first visit to the United States: The country’s finest prize in chess, the Sinquefield Cup.

Three in the Hunt for Sinquefield Cup

There’s just one round left in the strongest tournament ever held on American soil—one game to play for the inaugural Sinquefield Cup.


2014 champs

The 2014 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women's Championship will be held concurrently in Saint Louis May 7-20 with more than $250,000 at stake!


The fields for the 2014 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women's Championship are being finalized now. Check back soon to see who will be competing for the glory!



Live Coverage of the 2014 U.S. Championships will begin at 1 p.m. CST on May 8. Until then, visit our archived videos page to see footage from last year's Championships!