Flash Report: Caruana Crowned U.S. Champion, Yu Resurrected In Women’s

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GM Fabiano Caruana was crowned the winner of the 2022 U.S. Chess Championships on Wednesday after scoring an unbeaten 8.5/13 in St. Louis. GM Ray Robson did all that he could to equal Caruana’s score but couldn’t break through against GM Jeffery Xiong. He did still finish the tournament as a newly-minted 2700-player.

The women’s event produced joint winners in GM Irina Krush and FM Jennifer Yu on 9/13, the latter of whom bounced back from the jaws of defeat to level Krush and force a tiebreak for the title on Thursday.

Game of the Day will be added soon.

Round 13 Open Standings

Round 13 Women’s Standings

The 2022 U.S. Chess Championships take place October 4-20, 2022 in St. Louis to determine the next chess champions of the United States. The 2022 U.S. Women’s Championship is being held concurrently. Both events have the same format: 14 players, 13-round tournament with a $250,500 prize fund for the U.S. Championship, and $154,000 for the U.S. Womenโ€™s Championship.

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