Millionaire Chess
With a total of $1,000,000 in prizes, Millionaire Chess Open is the highest-stakes open chess tournament in history. On October 9-13, 2014, thousands of participants will make their way to Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada to play, and hundreds of thousands will watch live online. Led by International Grandmaster Maurice Ashley, this unprecedented tournament will electrify chess fans around the world. Committing to competition and innovation, Millionaire Chess Open will set a record for the biggest ever payout for an open chess tournament (the previous record was $500,000 USD, in an event organized 8 years ago by Ashley). www.millionairechess.com