We examine the The American Cup Blitz chess 2023 tournament’s results, schedule, date, time, format, player list, winner prize money, & streaming information, which culminated recently at the World Chess Hall of Fame in Saint Louise
Following his heartbreaking elimination at the 2023 American Cup, Fabiano Caruana gave his very best at The American Cup Blitz 2023 and finished with 8.5/9 points to finish as the champion ahead of Leinier Dominguez Perez.
The American Cup Blitz chess 2023 winner prize money, final round results, score, points table standings and winners list
♟️ @GMHikaru has done it! He won #TheAmericanCup after an unfortunate blunder by GM Wesley So! 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/TI5GktKOCL
— Saint Louis Chess Club (@STLChessClub) March 26, 2023
2023 The American Cup Blitz final results, score, top performer, & winner
GM Fabiano Caruana was the only player leading the 2023 The American Cup Blitz with 8.5 points after nine games at the end of the final round. Leinier Dominguez Perez, who finished with 6.5/9 points, was Caruana’s closest competitor, but by maintaining his perfect record and playing brilliantly, Caruana was able to overcome him. Levon Aronian, who was the pre-tournament favorite, finished this competition in third place with a respectable 5.5/9 score.
The American Cup was organized by the Saint Louis Chess Club, and it had an exciting double elimination structure featuring world-class chess masters. The American Cup’s double elimination format guaranteed that there was thrilling chess play, shocking upsets, & spectacular comebacks. Despite being the sideshow, The American Cup Blitz was played from 26th March through 28th March and attracted plenty attention.
2023 The American Cup Blitz: final standings & point table
|2||Dominguez Perez, Leinier||2743||6.5|
|12||Quesada Perez, Yasser||2604||0.5|
|17||Quesada Perez, Yuniesky||2590||0|
The American Cup Blitz 2023 prize money pool distribution
Although the prize money for The American Cup Blitz 2023 is unknown, it has been revealed that the net prize pool for the American Cup will be $300,000 with $50,000 going to the winner of Group A and $25,000 going to the champion of Group B.
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Group B Prize
Championship Bracket Bonus
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