Nakamura wins 5th US Championship!

The US Chess Championship started on Wednesday, March 20 in Saint Louis

Final round results

Dominguez Perez, Leinier Gareyev, Timur ½-½
Lenderman, Aleksandr Sevian, Samuel ½-½
Robson, Ray Akobian, Varuzhan 0-1
Shankland, Samuel L Caruana, Fabiano ½-½
So, Wesley Liang, Awonder 0-1
Xiong, Jeffery Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1

Round 10 results

Akobian, Varuzhan Shankland, Samuel L ½-½
Caruana, Fabiano Lenderman, Aleksandr 1-0
Gareyev, Timur Robson, Ray 1-0
Liang, Awonder Xiong, Jeffery ½-½
Nakamura, Hikaru Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½
Sevian, Samuel So, Wesley ½-½

Round 9 results

Akobian, Varuzhan Caruana, Fabiano 0-1
Dominguez Perez, Leinier Liang, Awonder 1-0
Robson, Ray Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1
Shankland, Samuel L Gareyev, Timur 1-0
So, Wesley Lenderman, Aleksandr 1-0
Xiong, Jeffery Sevian, Samuel ½-½

Round 8 results

Caruana, Fabiano So, Wesley ½-½
Gareyev, Timur Akobian, Varuzhan ½-½
Lenderman, Aleksandr Xiong, Jeffery ½-½
Liang, Awonder Robson, Ray ½-½
Nakamura, Hikaru Shankland, Samuel L ½-½
Sevian, Samuel Dominguez Perez, Leinier 0-1

Round 7 results

Akobian, Varuzhan Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1
Dominguez Perez, Leinier Lenderman, Aleksandr 1-0
Gareyev, Timur Caruana, Fabiano 0-1
Robson, Ray Sevian, Samuel 0-1
Shankland, Samuel L Liang, Awonder ½-½
Xiong, Jeffery So, Wesley ½-½

Round 6 results

Caruana, Fabiano Xiong, Jeffery 1-0
Lenderman, Aleksandr Robson, Ray ½-½
Liang, Awonder Akobian, Varuzhan 1-0
Nakamura, Hikaru Gareyev, Timur 1-0
Sevian, Samuel Shankland, Samuel L ½-½
So, Wesley Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½

Round 5 results
Akobian, Varuzhan Sevian, Samuel 0-1
Dominguez Perez, Leinier Xiong, Jeffery ½-½
Gareyev, Timur Liang, Awonder 1-0
Nakamura, Hikaru Caruana, Fabiano ½-½
Robson, Ray So, Wesley ½-½
Shankland, Samuel L Lenderman, Aleksandr ½-½

Round 4 results
Caruana, Fabiano Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½
Lenderman, Aleksandr Akobian, Varuzhan ½-½
Liang, Awonder Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½
Sevian, Samuel Gareyev, Timur ½-½
So, Wesley Shankland, Samuel L ½-½
Xiong, Jeffery Robson, Ray 0-1

Round 3 results
Akobian, Varuzhan So, Wesley ½-½
Gareyev, Timur Lenderman, Aleksandr ½-½
Liang, Awonder Caruana, Fabiano ½-½
Nakamura, Hikaru Sevian, Samuel 1-0
Robson, Ray Dominguez Perez, Leinier 0-1
Shankland, Samuel L Xiong, Jeffery 0-1

Round 2 results
Caruana, Fabiano Robson, Ray ½-½
Dominguez Perez, Leinier Shankland, Samuel L ½-½
Lenderman, Aleksandr Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½
Sevian, Samuel Liang, Awonder 1-0
So, Wesley Gareyev, Timur 1-0
Xiong, Jeffery Akobian, Varuzhan ½-½

Round 1 results
Akobian, Varuzhan Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½
Gareyev, Timur Xiong, Jeffery 0-1
Liang, Awonder Lenderman, Aleksandr ½-½
Nakamura, Hikaru So, Wesley ½-½
Sevian, Samuel Caruana, Fabiano ½-½
Shankland, Samuel L Robson, Ray ½-½

Final standings

1 Nakamura, Hikaru 8 40.25
2 Dominguez Perez, Leinier 7.5 38.5
Caruana, Fabiano 7.5 37.75
4 So, Wesley 6 31.5
Sevian, Samuel 6 28.5
6 Shankland, Samuel L 5.5 29.75
7 Liang, Awonder 5 26.75
Xiong, Jeffery 5 25.75
9 Lenderman, Aleksandr 4 20.5
Akobian, Varuzhan 4 19.5
Gareyev, Timur 4 19.25
12 Robson, Ray 3.5 19

Comments (1)
No. 1-1
Ernie790
Ernie790

Looks like Wesley So's play is deteriorating and his tournament results has gone down. His ELO has gone down too and his play lacks the usual flair. He should really get himself a good coach and be more serious with his chess work. He should discard Lotis Key who is obviously not helping him any.