Caruana wins again, catches Shankland for the US Chess Championship lead

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

Round 7 results

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

Standings after 7 rounds

1 Shankland, Samuel 5 17.5
Caruana, Fabiano 5 16.5

3 So, Wesley 4.5 14.5

4 Izoria, Zviad 3.5 13.5
Lenderman, Aleksandr 3.5 11.75
Akobian, Varuzhan 3.5 10
Zherebukh, Yaroslav 3.5 9.75

8 Xiong, Jeffery 3 11.5
Liang, Awonder 3 10.25
Nakamura, Hikaru 3 8.75

11 Robson, Ray 2.5 7.5

12 Onischuk, Alexander 2 6

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