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The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) is hosting the Champion’s Showdown, a series of matches between four of the world’s top-rated chess players, Nov. 10-14, 2016.
The competition features No. 3-rated Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana of the U.S., No. 7-rated GM Hikaru Nakamura of the U.S., No. 8-rated GM Viswanathan Anand of India, and No. 13-rated GM Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria.
The tournament will showcase three different styles of chess – classical, rapid and blitz games – and the players will be competing for $150,000 total in prizes.