Video Coverage Day 1
Video Coverage Day 2
The Ultimate Blitz Challenge took place in St Louis Thursday 28th and Friday 29th April 2016. Garry Kasparov returned to the board to play the top three finishers in the US Championship Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura in an 18 round event with a time control of 5 minutes plus 3 seconds a move delay. Hikaru Nakamura had a strong second day and won the event with 11/18 a point clear of Wesley So on 10 points. Garry Kasparov acquitted himself very well in the strongest event he has played since he retired and finished on 9.5 pts, a plus score. Fabiano Caruana got cut adrift and collapsed to only 5.5pts.