U.S. legend Yasser Seirawan and former World Champion Anatoly Karpov will face will face-off in a legends match at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis (CCSCSL). This is a revisitation of their classic battles in the 1980s. Photo by CCSCSL.
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The two will face off June 9-13 in a unique competition that will test their classical chess skills along with their abilities at both blitz and rapid play. The format will ibe as follows:
- Two Classical Games: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game with an addition of a 30-second increment per move starting from move one. Each Classical game is worth two points.
- Two Rapid Games: 25 minutes plus a five-second increment. Each Rapid game is worth two points.
- Ten Blitz Games: Five minutes plus a two-second increment. Each Blitz game is worth one point.
1st Place: $10,000
2nd Place: $7,000