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U.S. Closed Junior Championship 2016

The best U.S. junior chess players return to Saint Louis, the "nation’s Chess Capital", this summer as the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis hosts the U.S. Junior Closed Championship from July 7-18. The event is the most prestigious chess tournament in the country for junior players under the age of 21. Players have 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment per move from move one. They're competing for a prize fund of $20,000. Official website: www.uschesschamps.com