2022 U.S. Championship

The 2022 U.S. Championship will return as an elite over-the-board national championship event, featuring 14 of the strongest chess players in America. Over the course of 13 rounds, these competitors will battle for $250,500 in prize money and the coveted title of 2022 U.S. Champion.

Tuesday, October 4th will kick off the chess festivities with the Public Opening Ceremony for the 2022 U.S. Chess and U.S. Women's Chess Championships and will conclude with a Public Closing Cermeony on Thursday, October 20th. 

Fans can watch the daily rounds at 1:00pm online at uschesschamps.com.

At A Glance
Dates October 4-20, 2022
Location Saint Louis Chess Club 
Format 14-Player Round Robin
Prize Fund $250,500


In addition, there will be a $64,000 "Fischer Bonus Prize" available. Any Player who wins the tournament with a perfect 13-0 score will receive a $64,000 bonus prize.