Caruana falls 1/2 point back at US Chess Championship with 2 to go

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

Round 9 results

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

Standings after 9 rounds

1 Shankland, Samuel L 6.5 28.75

2 Caruana, Fabiano 6 26.75

3 So, Wesley 5.5 23.75

4 Lenderman, Aleksandr 5 20.5

5 Izoria, Zviad 4.5 20.25

6 Nakamura, Hikaru 4 18
Xiong, Jeffery 4 17.5
Robson, Ray 4 16.25
Akobian, Varuzhan 4 16
Zherebukh, Yaroslav 4 16

11 Liang, Awonder 3.5 15.25

12 Onischuk, Alexander 3 12

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