The third annual Grand Chess Tour, arguably the top chess tour in the world, is right around the corner with none other than Magnus Carlsen headlining the event. Another treat for both the players and chess fans is the addition of the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament following the Sinquefield Cup. With quicker time control events and inclusion of more players, the 2017 tour promises to be unforgettable. The first leg of the event will be the Paris Grand Chess Tour from June 21-25. The second will be in Brussels-Leuven, June 28-July 2, with Your Next Move. The third stop on the tour is the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis August 2-12. That is followed by the newest chess event, the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz August 13-19. The tour will once again end with the London Chess Classic, from …

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