2019 Fall Chess Classic

The 2019 Fall Chess Classic is the third of four tournaments each year featuring international chess professionals. The Fall Chess Classic is comprised of two 10-player Round Robin tournaments. Over the course of 10 days, these competitors will battle for more than $30,000 in prize money and gain valuable experience in top-level events.

The Classic Series here at the Saint Louis Chess Club was created so strong international masters and grandmasters could participate in classical round robin tournaments in which to test their mettle against players of similar levels and to learn from these experiences. 

At A Glance
Dates September 10-18, 2019
Location Saint Louis Chess Club 
Format Two 10-Player Round Robins
Prize Fund $36,000

 

Day Time Groups A & B

Tuesday 
10-September

12:00 PM

Player Meeting

1:00 PM

Round 1

Wednesday
11-September

1:00 PM

Round 2

Thursday
12-September

1:00 PM

Round 3

Friday
13-September

1:00 PM

Round 4

Saturday
14-September

1:00 PM

Round 5

Sunday
15-September

1:00 PM

Round 6

Monday
16-September

1:00 PM

Round 7

Tuesday 
17-September

1:00 PM

Round 8

Wednesday
18-September

11:00 AM

Round 9

5:00 PM

Playoff 

* All times listed are CDT (GMT-6).


The 2019 Fall Chess Classic features a combined prize fund of more than $30,000!

Fall Classic A Prize Fund
Place Prize Place Prize
1st $6,000 6th $1,500
2nd $4,000 7th $1,000
3rd $3,000 8th $1,000
4th $2,000 9th $1,000
5th $1,500 10th $1,000
Total Prize Fund $22,000
Fall Classic B Prize Fund
Place Prize Place Prize
1st $4,000 6th $800
2nd $2,500 7th $600
3rd $2,000 8th $600
4th $1,500 9th $500
5th $1,000 10th $500
Total Prize Fund $14,000