2016 U.S. CHAMPIONSHIP – 4th round

Fabiano Caruana (Photo by Spectrum Studios)

Fabiano Caruana (Photo by Spectrum Studios)

Caruana lead with 3.5 points out of 4.

Results of the 4th round

GM Akobian, Varuzhan 0.5 2615 GM Robson, Ray 2.5 2663 ½
GM Lenderman, Aleksandr 0.5 2618 GM Xiong, Jeffery 1.5 2618 ½
GM Kamsky, Gata 1.0 2678 GM Onischuk, Alexander 1.5 2664 ½
IM Chandra, Akshat 0.5 2477 GM Shabalov, Alexander 1.0 2528 ½
GM Caruana, Fabiano 2.5 2795 GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2.0 2787 1-0
GM Shankland, Samuel L 2.0 2656 GM So, Wesley 2.5 2773 ½

Standings after 4 rounds

1 GM Caruana, Fabiano 3.5
2 GM Robson, Ray 3.0
3 GM So, Wesley 3.0
4 GM Shankland, Samuel L 2.5
5 GM Xiong, Jeffery 2.0
6 GM Onischuk, Alexander 2.0
7 GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2.0
8 GM Kamsky, Gata 1.5
9 GM Shabalov, Alexander 1.5
10 GM Akobian, Varuzhan 1.0
11 GM Lenderman, Aleksandr 1.0
12 IM Chandra, Akshat 1.0

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2016 U.S. CHAMPIONSHIP – 3rd round

Wesley So (Photo by Lennart Ootes)

Wesley So (Photo by Lennart Ootes)

Robson, So and Caruana lead with 2.5 points.

Results of the 3rd round

GM Shankland, Samuel L 1.0 2656 GM Akobian, Varuzhan 0.5 2615 1-0
GM So, Wesley 2.0 2773 GM Caruana, Fabiano 2.0 2795 ½
GM Nakamura, Hikaru 1.5 2787 IM Chandra, Akshat 0.0 2477 ½
GM Shabalov, Alexander 0.5 2528 GM Kamsky, Gata 0.5 2678 ½
GM Onischuk, Alexander 0.5 2664 GM Lenderman, Aleksandr 0.5 2618 1-0
GM Xiong, Jeffery 1.0 2618 GM Robson, Ray 2.0 2663 ½

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Pairings of the 4th round

GM Akobian, Varuzhan 0.5 2615 GM Robson, Ray 2.5 2663
GM Lenderman, Aleksandr 0.5 2618 GM Xiong, Jeffery 1.5 2618
GM Kamsky, Gata 1.0 2678 GM Onischuk, Alexander 1.5 2664
IM Chandra, Akshat 0.5 2477 GM Shabalov, Alexander 1.0 2528
GM Caruana, Fabiano 2.5 2795 GM Nakamura, Hikaru 2.0 2787
GM Shankland, Samuel L 2.0 2656 GM So, Wesley 2.5 2773

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2016 U.S. CHAMPIONSHIP – 2nd round

Playing hall (Photo by Austin Fuller)

Playing hall (Photo by Austin Fuller)

Robson, So and Caruana lead with 2 out of 2.

Results of the 2nd round

GM Akobian, Varuzhan 0.0 2615 GM Xiong, Jeffery 0.5 2618 ½
GM Robson, Ray 1.0 2663 GM Onischuk, Alexander 0.5 2664 1-0
GM Lenderman, Aleksandr 0.0 2618 GM Shabalov, Alexander 0.0 2528 ½
GM Kamsky, Gata 0.0 2678 GM Nakamura, Hikaru 1.0 2787 ½
IM Chandra, Akshat 0.0 2477 GM So, Wesley 1.0 2773 0-1
GM Caruana, Fabiano 1.0 2795 GM Shankland, Samuel L 1.0 2656 1-0

Games of the round

Pairings of the 3rd round

1 GM Shankland, Samuel L 1.0 2656 GM Akobian, Varuzhan 0.5 2615
2 GM So, Wesley 2.0 2773 GM Caruana, Fabiano 2.0 2795
3 GM Nakamura, Hikaru 1.5 2787 IM Chandra, Akshat 0.0 2477
4 GM Shabalov, Alexander 0.5 2528 GM Kamsky, Gata 0.5 2678
5 GM Onischuk, Alexander 0.5 2664 GM Lenderman, Aleksandr 0.5 2618
6 GM Xiong, Jeffery 1.0 2618 GM Robson, Ray 2.0 2663

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