2022 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Day 5

The sixth annual Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz is also the fourth leg of the Grand Chess Tour. Seven Tour players (Vachier-Lagrave, Aronian, Caruana, Firouzja, Nepomniachtchi, Dominguez, and Mamedyarov) are joined by wildcards (Nakamura, Shankland, and Xiong) for a rapid round robin and blitz double round robin event. Today has the final blitz round robin, live from 308 N Euclid Ave. Join GMs Peter Svidler, Yasser Seirawan, and Cristian Chirila for the move-by-move.



  1. Congratulations to Alireza. Remarkable performance. Great coverage. Especially nice analyses by Chris.

  2. Alireza is the first one in Grand chess tour history who finishes the tournament with 5 points lead. Amazing tournament. 👏💪

  3. Congratulations to Alireza and his fan from each side of the world…🌐🌏🌎🌍 hope him the best!

  4. Alireza….top …..gresik…east java…indonesia…

  5. This tournament will be remembered for the pineapple shirt epic!

  6. What does WC on gct points stand for? naka got 2nd and none?

  7. Alireza gained OVER 100 RATING POINTS in blitz in a single tournament. Wow!!!!!

  8. The grand daddy returns to the board for the grand daddy of tournaments .

  9. 43:50 "not to jinx anybody" haha, but Hikaru is 7 wins 3 draws zero losses in blitz thus far. Peter mentions this 2900 milestone. Hikaru loses the next two games.

  10. علیرضا نابغه ای از ایران تقدیم به جهان

  11. Isnt a pineapple on your clothing a code for swingers in the swinger scene ?

  12. I cant wait to see Alireza play for the world title. I hope he makes it in time to play Magnus.

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