Maybe it is, but does it really matter? Just enjoy six of the strongest players in the world compete in St. Louis. The Sinquefield Cup, named after America’s top chess benefactor, started yesterday and is well worth following.
You can see the games, along with video commentary, on the official site.
Magnus Carlsen (World Champion and #1 in the world)
Levon Aronian (#2)
Fabiano Caruana (#3)
Hikaru Nakamura (#5)
Veselin Topalov (#8)
Maxime Vacher-Lagrave (#9)
If you only catch part of the event, make sure to check in today, as Nakamura will have White against Carlsen.