Xiong scores lone win in round 1 of US Chess Championship

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

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 Robson, Ray ½-½