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Champions Showdown - The Kings

The Champions Showdown at the Saint Louis Chess Club from 20-24 February 2019 features five matches: Hikaru Nakamura vs. Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Fabiano Caruana vs. Pentala Harikrishna, Wesley So vs. David Navara, Leinier Dominguez vs. Veselin Topalov and Sam Shankland vs. Richard Rapport. For the Rapid players receive 15 minutes for the entire game, plus a 10-second increment starting from move one and for the blitz 3 minutes for the entire game, plus a 2-second. For each match the winner gets $36,000, the loser $24,000. Official website: www.uschesschamps.com