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Nakamura Knocks Out Aronian in Blitz Offensive

GM Hikaru Nakamura upheld his reputation as one of the world's finest blitz players on Tuesday afternoon, scoring 9.5 times in 16 games with Levon Aronian on Tuesday afternoon. With the round victory, Nakamura wins the Showdown in Saint Louis.

Match in Doubt: Blitz it Out

A second draw in Monday's fourth Classical game kept the Showdown in Saint Louis tied entering the final day of the match. Tuesday's fifth round will settle the score with 16 games of Blitz chess, with the winner claiming a king's share of the $100,000 prize purse.

Aronian Dances Out of Sharp Grunfeld; Draw Keeps Showdown Knotted

Armenian super GM Levon Aronian dodged Hikaru Nakamura's attack in the third round of the Showdown in Saint Louis, leaving the match tied with one Classical game remaining.

Sevian Sets New Record as Youngest-Ever American Grandmaster

Sam Sevian became the record-setting, youngest-ever American Grandmaster, a title once-held by Bobby Fischer, during the CCSCSL Invitational on Saturday Night.

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Nakamura Stumbles Late, Aronian Hits Hard to Even Score

Armenia's pride Grandmaster Levon Aronian evened the score to the Showdown in Saint Louis, taking advantage of an endgame misstep by Hikaru Nakamura on Saturday evening.

Nakamura Connects, Takes Early Lead in Showdown

American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura knocked down Armenia's Levon Aronian in the first round of their $100,000 match, the Showdown in Saint Louis.

Bell Set to Ring on Showdown in Saint Louis

Grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian, two of the world's chess heavyweights, are ready to go five rounds -- including one featuring 16 games of Blitz chess -- in the Showdown in Saint Louis.

2014 CCSCSL Invitational

The 2014 CCSCSL Invitational is a set of two "norm" tournaments, where 20 players will compete to earn their GM and IM titles. For more information, please visit the CCSCSL Invitational event page.

Nakamura, Aronian to go Five Rounds in Showdown in Saint Louis

Super GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian return to the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis for four classical games of chess and 16 Blitz.

Garry Kasparov in Saint Louis to Compete in 'Ultimate Moves' Exhibition

The 13th World Champion of Chess will compete in a very special exhibition that combines eight super Grandmasters -- three of them world champions -- with tournament benefactor Rex Sinquefield.

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