Sinquefield Cup 2014 ends in draws

The 2nd Sinquefield Cup which started August 26 finally concluded its 10th and final round with draws. Held in Louis, Missouri with a total $315,000 prize fund was participated by 6 of the world’s highest rated players

The event was dominated by Fabiano Caruana, who did not lose a single game for the first 7 rounds. As one of the most strongest tournaments of the year, this was quite an achievement for the 22-year-old Italian-American Grand Master who won the $100,000 first prize.  He also remained unbeaten throughout the competition.

Final result and prizes are as follows:

Place Name Score Prize
1st Fabiano Caruana 8.5 $100,000
2nd Magnus Carlsen 5.5 $75,000
3rd Veselin Topalov 5 $50,000
4th Levon Aronian 4 $40,000
5th Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 4 $30,000
6th Hikaru Nakamura 3 $20,000