Source: Press release at TVByTheNumbers
The third season of The Chase premieres Tuesday, July 8th at 8pm Eastern. Season 3 will consist of 13 episodes.
The first season of The Chase aired in August/September 2013, which consisted of 6 episodes and was accepted well through ratings, which would have been good enough for a second season, except the fact that the second season was filmed before Season 1 premiered. The second season of The Chase aired from November 2013 through February 2014 and garnered very high ratings, climbing to new zeniths week after week. Season 2 of The Chase had 11 episodes.