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U.S. Junior Closed Championship

For the sixth consecutive year, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis will host the Junior Closed Championship, the premier, invitation-only tournament in the country for the nation's top rising stars. The tournament is open only to players under the age of 20 years. The format is a 10-player round robin. Players receive 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest plus 30 seconds per player per move starting from move one. Total prize fund: USD $20,600 with $6,000 to the winner. Please note: USCF ratings are used! Official site: www.uschesschamps.com