2020 Spring Chess Classic

The 2020 Spring Chess Classic is the first of four tournaments each year featuring international chess professionals. The Spring Chess Classic is comprised of two 10-player Round Robin tournaments. Over the course of 10 days, these competitors will battle for $36,000 in prize money and gain valuable experience in top-level events.

The Classic chess series are the strong tournaments held quarterly here at the Saint Louis Chess Club. These tournaments were created to give international masters and grandmasters a chance to participate in strong round robin tournaments in order to test their skill against similar level players.

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

 

Day Time Groups A & B

Wednesday
18-March

12:00 PM

Player Meeting

1:00 PM

Round 1

Thursday
19-March

1:00 PM

Round 2

Friday
20-March

1:00 PM

Round 3

Saturday
21-March

1:00 PM

Round 4

Sunday
22-March

1:00 PM

Round 5

Monday
23-March

1:00 PM

Round 6

Tuesday
24-March

1:00 PM

Round 7

Wednesday
25-March

1:00 PM

Round 8

Thursday
26-March

11:00 AM

Round 9

5:00 PM

Playoff *

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


The 2020 Spring Chess Classic features a combined prize fund of $36,000!

Spring 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
Spring 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