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World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis

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World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate

 at Champions
Showdown in Saint Louis

World Champion Magnus Carlsen Headlines Champions Showdown in Saint Louis

ST. LOUIS, October 23, 2017 - The Saint Louis Chess Club will host a series of four matches, the Champions Showdown, November 9-14. In an exciting twist, the three top American players and current World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, will face their opponents in 10 games of rapid and 20 games of blitz. Tournament play will begin November 9 at 1 p.m., with World Champion Magnus Carlsen and No. 1 Chinese Grandmaster Ding Liren beginning November 11 at 1 p.m.

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