2022 U.S. Junior Championship

The 2022 U.S. Junior Chess Championship will feature the best of the best of America's chess youths. These young players have fought their way through the fierce scholastic chess scene and currently stand at the top of U.S. chess players under the age of 20. Fans can expect exciting matches filled with innovative play derived from imaginative thinking of young minds aiming to be the best.

At A Glance
Dates July 6 - 16, 2022
Location Saint Louis Chess Club 
Format 10-Player Round Robins
Time Control G/90+30 (first 40 moves), then G/30+30
Prize Fund $40,000

 

Day Time* Event
Tuesday, July 5 Player Arrival
Wednesday, July 6 5:00 PM Player Meeting
6:00 PM Opening Ceremony
Thursday, July 7 1:00 PM Round 1
Friday, July 8 1:00 PM Round 2
Saturday, July 9 1:00 PM Round 3
Sunday, July 10 1:00 PM Round 4
Monday, July 11 1:00 PM Round 5
Tuesday, July 12
Rest Day
Wednesday, July 13 1:00 PM Round 6
Thursday, July 14 1:00 PM Round 7
Friday, July 15 1:00 PM Round 8
Saturday, July 16 1:00 PM Round 9
6:00 PM Playoff (if necessary)
7:00 PM Closing Ceremony
Sunday, July 17 Player Departure

* All times listed are Central Time*

2022 U.S. JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP PRIZE FUND
Place Prize Place Prize
1st $12,000 6th $2,500
2nd $8,000 7th $2,000
3rd $5,000 8th $1,500
4th $4,000 9th $1,000
5th $3,000 10th $1,000
Total Prize Fund $40,000