2016 Saint Louis Invitational
Over the course of six days, the 2016 Saint Louis Invitational will bring together 20 chess players to earn their Grandmaster and International Master norms. Through two 10-player round robin events and nine rounds, these competitors will battle for their corresponding GM and IM norms alongside $4,500 in prize money.
|Dates||June 8-13, 2016|
|Location||Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis|
|Format||Two 10-Player Round Robins|
|The Field||GM Norm Field, IM Norm Field|
|pairings||View Round Pairings Here|
It is the mission of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis to support and promote professional chess. GM and IM norm events give up-and-coming players the opportunity to earn a GM or IM norm. Players need three GM norms and a rating of 2500 FIDE to earn the grandmaster title. Find information on FIDE regulations regarding norm events here: Regulations on Norm Events.
Click here to view round results and PGN game replays.
Schedule of Events
|Wednesday, June 8||4:00 PM||Player Meeting|
|Wednesday, June 8||5:00 PM||Round 1
|Thursday, June 9||11:00 AM||Round 2|
|Thursday, June 9||5:00 PM||Round 3|
|Friday, June 10||11:00 AM||Round 4|
|Friday, June 10||5:00 PM||Round 5|
|Saturday, June 11||11:00 AM||Round 6|
|Saturday, June 11||5:00 PM||Round 7|
|Sunday, June 12||5:00 PM||Round 8|
|Monday, June 13||11:00 AM||Round 9|
|Monday, June 13||7:00 PM||Closing Ceremony|
* All times listed are CDT (GMT-6).
GM Norm Prize Fund
|Total Prize Fund||$3,000|
IM Norm Prize Fund
|Total Prize Fund||$1,500|