Champions Showdown Brings 8 Top GMs to Saint Louis, Including Magnus Carlsen

Hikaru Nakamura vs. Veselin Topalov

Fabiano Caruana vs. Alexander Grischuk

Wesley So vs. Leinier Dominguez

Magnus Carlsen vs. Ding Liren

This November, witness your favorite players battle it out against their hand-chosen opponents. Hikaru Nakamura chose Veselin Topalov. Fabiano Caruana chose Alexander Grischuk. Wesley So chose Leinier Dominguez. Last, but certainly not least, Magnus Carlsen chose Ding Liren. Each set will battle it out with rounds of rapid and blitz. Who will come out on top? Tune in starting November 9 at 1 P.M. with the commentary team of Maurice Ashley, Yasser Seirawan, and Jennifer Shahade to find out.

Each match features a prize fund of $100,000, with $60,000 to the winner and $40,000 going to the loser.
Day Date Time Champions Showdown
Thursday Nov. 9 1 - 6:30 PM G/30 Rounds 1 - 4
Friday Nov. 10 1 - 5:30 PM G/20 Rounds 1 - 6
6 - 7:30 PM WCHOF Global Moves: Americans in Chess Olympiads   Opening Reception
Saturday Nov. 11 1 - 5:30 PM G/10 Rounds 1 - 8
Magnus Carlsen vs. Ding Liren G/30 Rounds 1 - 4
Sunday Nov. 12 1 - 5:30 PM G/5 Rounds 1 - 12
Magnus Carlsen vs. Ding Liren G/20 Rounds 1 - 6
Monday Nov. 13 1 - 5:30 PM Magnus Carlsen vs. Ding Liren G/10 Rounds 1 - 8
Tuesday Nov. 14 11 AM - 4:30 PM Magnus Carlsen vs. Ding Liren G/5 Rounds 1-12

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