Ten of the world’s best chess players meet in St. Louis for a showdown


ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Ten of the world’s best chess players are in St. Louis to take part in the Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX.

The event hosted by the St. Louis Chess Club will feature a round-robin format with a $150,000 prize. The tournament begins today and runs through Friday.

Spectators are not allowed this year due to local COVID-19 restrictions but viewers can watch live on the St. Louis Chess Club’s YouTube and Twitch TV channels.

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