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U.S. chess championship 2015





Nakamura is the winner with 8 points. Irina Krush is the winner of the womens section wth 8.5 points.

31st March - 14th April,2015
Saint Louis, USA
12 players
Round robin
Average rating: 2732
Time control: 90 minutes / 40 moves+ 30 minutes for the rest +
30 seconds / move starting from move one.

Surprise in round 9: Wesley So was forfeited after his sixth move because of writing personal notes on a separate sheet of paper during the match against Akobian. Wesley So is accused of writing words of “general encouragement and advice” to himself on a piece of paper below his score sheet . Despite the warnings of the arbiter Wesley persisted to take notes and is forfeited according to the FIDE rules.
Standings - Men -- Watch the games

Rank PlayersCountry Pts
1 Nakamura Hikaru USA 8
2 Robson Ray USA 7.5
3 So Wesley USA 6.5
4 Onischuk Alexander USA 6
5 Kamsky Gata USA 5.5
6 Akobian Varuzhan USA 5.5
7 Sevian Sam USA 5.5
8 Shankland Sam USA 5
9 Troff Kayden USA 5
10 Holt Conrad USA 4.5
11 Gareev Timur USA 4
12 Naroditsky Daniel USA 3
Standings - Women -- Watch the games

Rank PlayersCountry Pts
1 Krush, Irina USA 8
2 Paikidze, Nazi USA 7.5
3 Nemcova, Katerina USA 7.5
4 Ni, Viktorija USA 7
5 Sharevich, Anna USA 6.5
6 Goletiani, Rusudan USA 6
7 Abrahamyan, Tatev USA 5.5
8 Foisor, Sabina-Francesca USA 5.5
9 Virkud, Apurva USA 3.5
10 Wang, Annie USA 3.5
11 Melekhina, Alisa USA 2.5
12 Yu, Jennifer R USA 2.5








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Standings




ROUNDS

Final Round ( 11 )

So, Wesley - Troff, Kayden W : 1 - 0
Naroditsky, Daniel - Kamsky, Gata : 0.5 - 0.5
Shankland, Samuel L - Akobian, Varuzhan : 0.5 - 0.5
Sevian, Samuel - Holt, Conrad : 1 - 0
Nakamura, Hikaru - Onischuk, Alexander : 1 - 0
Gareev, Timur - Robson, Ray : 0 - 1
Round 10

Troff, Kayden W - Gareev, Timur : 0.5 - 0.5
Robson, Ray - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0.5 - 0.5
Onischuk, Alexander - Sevian, Samuel : 1 - 0
Holt, Conrad - Shankland, Samuel L : 1 - 0
Akobian, Varuzhan - Naroditsky, Daniel : 1 - 0
Kamsky, Gata - So, Wesley : 0 - 1
Round 9

Kamsky, Gata - Troff, Kayden W : 0.5 - 0.5
So, Wesley - Akobian, Varuzhan : 0 - 1
Naroditsky, Daniel - Holt, Conrad : 1 - 0
Shankland, Samuel L - Onischuk, Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Sevian, Samuel - Robson, Ray : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura, Hikaru - Gareev, Timur : 0.5 - 0.5
Round 8

Troff, Kayden W - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0 - 1
Gareev, Timur - Sevian, Samuel: 1 - 0
Robson, Ray - Shankland, Samuel L : 0.5 - 0.5
Onischuk, Alexander - Naroditsky, Daniel : 1 - 0
Holt, Conrad - So, Wesley : 1 - 0
Akobian, Varuzhan - Kamsky, Gata: 0.5 - 0.5
Round 7

Akobian, Varuzhan - Troff, Kayden W : 0 - 1
Kamsky, Gata - Holt, Conrad : 1 - 0
So, Wesley - Onischuk, Alexander : 1 - 0
Naroditsky, Daniel - Robson, Ray : 0 - 1
Shankland, Samuel L - Gareev, Timur : 1 - 0
Sevian, Samuel - Nakamura, Hikaru: 0.5 - 0.5
Round 6

Troff, Kayden W - Sevian, Samuel : 0 - 1
Nakamura, Hikaru - Shankland, Samuel L : 0.5 - 0.5
Gareev, Timur - Naroditsky, Daniel : 0.5 - 0.5
Robson, Ray - So, Wesley : 1 - 0
Onischuk, Alexander - Kamsky, Gata : 1 - 0
Holt, Conrad - Akobian, Varuzhan : 1 - 0
Round 5

Holt, Conrad - Troff, Kayden W : 0 - 1
Akobian, Varuzhan - Onischuk, Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Kamsky, Gata - Robson, Ray : 1 - 0
So, Wesley - Gareev, Timur : 1 - 0
Naroditsky, Daniel - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0 - 1
Shankland, Samuel L - Sevian, Samuel : 0.5 - 0.5
Round 4

Troff, Kayden W - Shankland, Samuel L : 0.5 - 0.5
Sevian, Samuel - Naroditsky, Daniel : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura, Hikaru - So, Wesley : 0.5 - 0.5
Gareev, Timur - Kamsky, Gata : 0.5 - 0.5
Robson, Ray - Akobian, Varuzhan : 0.5 - 0.5
Onischuk, Alexander - Holt, Conrad : 0.5 - 0.5
Round 3

Onischuk, Alexander - Troff, Kayden W : 0.5 - 0.5
Holt, Conrad - Robson, Ray : 1 - 0
Akobian, Varuzhan - Gareev, Timur : 0.5 - 0.5
Kamsky, Gata - Nakamura, Hikaru: 0.5 - 0.5
So, Wesley - Sevian, Samuel : 0 - 1
Naroditsky, Daniel - Shankland, Samuel L : 0.5 - 0.5
Round 2

Troff, Kayden W - Naroditsky, Daniel : 1 - 0
Shankland, Samuel L - So, Wesley 0 - 1
Sevian, Samuel - Kamsky, Gata : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura, Hikaru - Akobian, Varuzhan : 1 - 0
Gareev, Timur - Holt, Conrad : 0 - 1
Robson, Ray - Onischuk, Alexander: 0.5 - 0.5
Round 1

Robson, Ray - Troff, Kayden W : 1 - 0
Onischuk, Alexander - Gareev, Timur: 0.5 - 0.5
Holt, Conrad - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0 - 1
Akobian, Varuzhan - Sevian, Samuel : 1 - 0
Kamsky, Gata - Shankland, Samuel L: 0.5 - 0.5
So, Wesley - Naroditsky, Daniel : 1 - 0
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