The Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz is the 4th stage on the 2022 Grand Chess Tour, a series of five events with a total prize fund of $1.4 million. The 10-player event takes place from August 26-31 and has a $40,000 top prize.
The rapid is a single round-robin on the first 3 days with a time control of 25 minutes for all moves and a 10-second increment from move 1. The final 2 days are a blitz double round-robin, with 18 rounds of 5+2 blitz. Rapid games count double, with 2 points for a win and 1 for a draw.
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