The 2014 Sinquefield Cup begins today


The world’s highest rated Grand Masters will be competing to win the $100,00 grand prize in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup hosted by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in Missouri, USA.

This year’s participants are (Name, World Rank, FIDE Rating):

  • Magnus Carlsen, 1, 2877
  • Levon Aronian, 2, 2805
  • Fabiano Caruana, 3 2801
  • Hikaru Nakamura, 5, 2787
  • Veselin Topalov, 8, 2772
  • Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, 9, 2768

The total prize fund amounts to $315,000 which is more than half compared to the 1st Sinquefield Cup held last year.

The event is scheduled to conclude on September 9, 2014.

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