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Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX

The Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX at the Saint Louis Chess Club from 2-5 September 2019 features four Chess960 matches: Fabiano Caruana vs. Garry Kasparov, Wesley So vs. Veselin Topalov, Leinier Dominguez vs. Peter Svidler and Hikaru Nakamura vs. Levon Aronian. There are six rapid games where each player has 30 minutes with a 10-second delay per move, and 14 5+5 blitz games. The rapid games are worth 2 points for a win, and the total prize fund is $200,000. Official website: www.uschesschamps.com