Akobian continues to slide, Shankland & Caruana continue to lead

2018 U.S. Chess Championship is a 12-player round-robin tournament featuring the strongest players in the USA

Round 8 results

Liang, Awonder - Lenderman, Aleksandr 0-1
Nakamura, Hikaru - Shankland, Samuel L ½-½
Onischuk, Alexander - Xiong, Jeffery ½-½
Robson, Ray - Akobian, Varuzhan 1-0
So, Wesley - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½
Zherebukh, Yaroslav - Izoria, Zviad ½-½

Standings after 8 rounds

1 Shankland, Samuel L 5.5 22
Caruana, Fabiano 5.5 21.75

3 So, Wesley 5 19.5

4 Lenderman, Aleksandr 4.5 16.25

5 Izoria, Zviad 4 17
Zherebukh, Yaroslav 4 14

7 Xiong, Jeffery 3.5 14
Nakamura, Hikaru 3.5 13.25
Robson, Ray 3.5 12
Akobian, Varuzhan 3.5 11.5

11 Liang, Awonder 3 12

12 Onischuk, Alexander 2.5 8.75

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