The Saint Louis Chess Club is proud to present a brand new tournament, the American Cup, featuring a exciting and rare double elimination format. This new tournament will bring world class chess masters to America’s chess capital to compete in a fierce do or die struggle for $300,000 in prize money. With a double elimination format, fans can expect the American Cup to have a combination of exciting chess play, stunning upsets, and epic comebacks.

Dates April 18-29, 2022
Location Saint Louis Chess Club
Format Two 8-Player Double eliminations
Time Control Championship Bracket: G/90+30
Elimination Bracket: G/25+10
Prize Fund $300,000
Purchase tickets here!
In-person spectators will be required to follow local COVID-19 guidelines.


The American Cup 2022: Day 1