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US Chess Championships 2016 (Games and Results)

US Chess Championships 2016

The US Chess Championships took place in St Louis 14th-30th April 2016. Players: Hikaru Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So, Gata Kamsky, Alexander Onischuk, Samuel L Shankland, Ray Robson, Aleksandr Lenderman, Varuzhan Akobian, Jeffery Xiong, Alexander Shabalov and Akshat Chandra play. This is the first championship with their three top 10 players. Fabiano Caruana took clear first by a point from Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura after winning his final round game. Anna Zatonskih and Irina Krush resumed their rivalry in the women's tournament but it was Nazi Paikidze who won in a dramatic final round where she beat Krush and the leader Tatev Abrahamyan lost.

ch-USA 2016 (Saint Louis USA)
Wed 13th Apr 2016 - Fri 29th Apr 2016 - Official Site - Results - Live

ch-USA 2016 (12 players 11 Rds SRR Indiv TC:90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games Men

ch-USA w 2016 (12 players 11 Rds SRR Indiv TC:90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games Women

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ch-USA 2016 Saint Louis USA (USA), 13-29 iv 2016 cat. XVII (2656)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2
1. Caruana, Fabiano g USA 2795 * ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 2854
2. So, Wesley g USA 2773 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 2778
3. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2787 0 ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 2777
4. Robson, Ray g USA 2663 ½ ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 7 2757
5. Onischuk, Alexander g USA 2664 0 ½ ½ 0 * ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 6 2691
6. Xiong, Jeffery g USA 2618 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 2659
7. Kamsky, Gata g USA 2678 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 5 2618
8. Shankland, Samuel L g USA 2656 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ * ½ 1 0 1 2591
9. Lenderman, Aleksandr g USA 2618 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 2594
10. Akobian, Varuzhan g USA 2615 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ * 1 1 2594
11. Shabalov, Alexander g USA 2528 ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 * ½ 4 2565
12. Chandra, Akshat m USA 2477 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ * 2363
Round 1 (April 14, 2016)
Caruana, Fabiano - Akobian, Varuzhan 1-0 40 B01 Centre Counter
So, Wesley - Kamsky, Gata 1-0 28 C95 Ruy Lopez Breyer
Nakamura, Hikaru - Lenderman, Aleksandr 1-0 38 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit
Onischuk, Alexander - Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 53 D20 QGA
Shankland, Samuel L - Chandra, Akshat 1-0 63 C07 French Tarrasch
Shabalov, Alexander - Robson, Ray 0-1 42 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit
Round 2 (April 15, 2016)
Caruana, Fabiano - Shankland, Samuel L 1-0 54 C19 French Winawer
Robson, Ray - Onischuk, Alexander 1-0 24 A46 Queen's Pawn Opening
Kamsky, Gata - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 30 A45 Trompowsky
Lenderman, Aleksandr - Shabalov, Alexander ½-½ 52 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Akobian, Varuzhan - Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 27 D83 Gruenfeld 4.Bf4
Chandra, Akshat - So, Wesley 0-1 40 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Round 3 (April 16, 2016)
So, Wesley - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 92 A35 English Symmetrical
Nakamura, Hikaru - Chandra, Akshat ½-½ 42 A13 Reti Opening
Onischuk, Alexander - Lenderman, Aleksandr 1-0 51 D10 Slav Defence
Xiong, Jeffery - Robson, Ray ½-½ 71 D00 Queen's Pawn Game
Shankland, Samuel L - Akobian, Varuzhan 1-0 57 C10 French Rubinstein
Shabalov, Alexander - Kamsky, Gata ½-½ 33 A05 Various
Round 4 (April 17, 2016)
Caruana, Fabiano - Nakamura, Hikaru 1-0 31 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Kamsky, Gata - Onischuk, Alexander ½-½ 33 A45 Trompowsky
Shankland, Samuel L - So, Wesley ½-½ 33 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Lenderman, Aleksandr - Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 32 D83 Gruenfeld 4.Bf4
Akobian, Varuzhan - Robson, Ray ½-½ 38 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Chandra, Akshat - Shabalov, Alexander ½-½ 53 B19 Caro Kann
Round 5 (April 18, 2016)
So, Wesley - Akobian, Varuzhan 1-0 24 C10 French Rubinstein
Nakamura, Hikaru - Shankland, Samuel L 1-0 37 B11 Caro Kann Two Knights
Robson, Ray - Lenderman, Aleksandr ½-½ 57 A07 Barcza System
Onischuk, Alexander - Chandra, Akshat 1-0 41 E32 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Xiong, Jeffery - Kamsky, Gata 1-0 38 B03 Alekhine's Defence
Shabalov, Alexander - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 45 A07 Barcza System
Round 6 (April 20, 2016)
Caruana, Fabiano - Onischuk, Alexander 1-0 28 C78 Ruy Lopez Moeller Defence
So, Wesley - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 36 C11 French Defence
Kamsky, Gata - Robson, Ray ½-½ 46 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit
Shankland, Samuel L - Shabalov, Alexander 0-1 42 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Akobian, Varuzhan - Lenderman, Aleksandr ½-½ 53 D31 Semi-Slav Defence
Chandra, Akshat - Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 36 E15 Queens Indian
Round 7 (April 21, 2016)
Nakamura, Hikaru - Akobian, Varuzhan 1-0 37 C42 Petroff's Defence
Robson, Ray - Chandra, Akshat 1-0 40 C07 French Tarrasch
Onischuk, Alexander - Shankland, Samuel L 1-0 70 D53 Queens Gambit
Xiong, Jeffery - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 44 C70 Ruy Lopez
Lenderman, Aleksandr - Kamsky, Gata ½-½ 33 E39 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Shabalov, Alexander - So, Wesley 0-1 23 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit
Round 8 (April 22, 2016)
Caruana, Fabiano - Robson, Ray ½-½ 33 C11 French Defence
So, Wesley - Onischuk, Alexander ½-½ 49 C78 Ruy Lopez Moeller Defence
Nakamura, Hikaru - Shabalov, Alexander 1-0 44 B42 Sicilian Paulsen
Shankland, Samuel L - Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 45 A45 Trompowsky
Akobian, Varuzhan - Kamsky, Gata ½-½ 50 E73 King's Indian Averbakh
Chandra, Akshat - Lenderman, Aleksandr 0-1 78 B27 Sicilian Early Fianchetto
Round 9 (April 23, 2016)
Robson, Ray - Shankland, Samuel L ½-½ 32 A07 Barcza System
Onischuk, Alexander - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 87 E53 Nimzo Indian
Xiong, Jeffery - So, Wesley ½-½ 41 C80 Ruy Lopez Open
Kamsky, Gata - Chandra, Akshat 1-0 80 A01 Larsen Opening
Lenderman, Aleksandr - Caruana, Fabiano 0-1 40 D31 Semi-Slav Defence
Shabalov, Alexander - Akobian, Varuzhan 0-1 32 D30 Queen's Gambit (without Nc3)
Round 10 (April 24, 2016)
Caruana, Fabiano - Kamsky, Gata ½-½ 60 B31 Sicilian Rossolimo
So, Wesley - Robson, Ray ½-½ 35 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Nakamura, Hikaru - Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 34 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
Shankland, Samuel L - Lenderman, Aleksandr ½-½ 50 E20 Nimzo Indian
Akobian, Varuzhan - Chandra, Akshat 1-0 38 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Shabalov, Alexander - Onischuk, Alexander ½-½ 30 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Round 11 (April 25, 2016)
Robson, Ray - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 30 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Onischuk, Alexander - Akobian, Varuzhan ½-½ 31 D53 Queens Gambit
Xiong, Jeffery - Shabalov, Alexander ½-½ 67 A31 English Symmetrical
Kamsky, Gata - Shankland, Samuel L ½-½ 30 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Lenderman, Aleksandr - So, Wesley ½-½ 72 A10 Dutch, QI and KID Systems
Chandra, Akshat - Caruana, Fabiano 0-1 53 C88 Ruy Lopez Closed

ch-USA w 2016 (12 players 11 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games Women

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ch-USA w 2016 Saint Louis USA (USA), 13-29 iv 2016 cat. II (2284)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2
1. Paikidze, Nazi m USA 2346 * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 2488
2. Abrahamyan, Tatev wg USA 2342 ½ * 1 ½ 1 ½ 0 1 ½ 1 1 1 8 2453
3. Zatonskih, Anna m USA 2470 ½ 0 * ½ ½ ½ 1 0 1 1 1 1 7 2368
4. Nemcova, Katerina wg USA 2367 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 1 0 ½ 1 2340
5. Foisor, Sabina-Francesca wg USA 2258 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 0 ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 2350
6. Krush, Irina g USA 2465 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 * ½ ½ 0 1 1 ½ 6 2303
7. Eswaran, Ashritha wm USA 2225 0 1 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ 0 ½ 1 1 2288
8. Yu, Jennifer R wf USA 2157 0 0 1 0 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ 1 5 2259
9. Yip, Carissa USA 2164 ½ ½ 0 0 0 1 1 0 * 1 0 ½ 2229
10. Gorti, Akshita f USA 2184 0 0 0 1 0 0 ½ ½ 0 * 1 1 4 2190
11. Bykovtsev, Agata wm USA 2219 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 1 0 * 1 3 2114
12. Melekhina, Alisa f USA 2205 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 0 * 1981
Round 1 (April 14, 2016)
Paikidze, Nazi - Zatonskih, Anna ½-½ 65 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Abrahamyan, Tatev - Bykovtsev, Agata 1-0 33 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Nemcova, Katerina - Krush, Irina ½-½ 50 B47 Sicilian Paulsen
Foisor, Sabina-Francesca - Melekhina, Alisa ½-½ 39 B39 Sicilian Maroczy Bind
Yu, Jennifer R - Eswaran, Ashritha ½-½ 56 A18 English Opening
Yip, Carissa - Gorti, Akshita 1-0 48 C04 French Tarrasch
Round 2 (April 15, 2016)
Abrahamyan, Tatev - Yu, Jennifer R 1-0 56 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Zatonskih, Anna - Nemcova, Katerina ½-½ 65 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Krush, Irina - Foisor, Sabina-Francesca 1-0 56 A07 Barcza System
Eswaran, Ashritha - Yip, Carissa 0-1 71 B92 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Be2
Gorti, Akshita - Paikidze, Nazi 0-1 62 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Bykovtsev, Agata - Melekhina, Alisa 1-0 78 B27 Sicilian Early Fianchetto
Round 3 (April 16, 2016)
Paikidze, Nazi - Eswaran, Ashritha 1-0 69 A46 Queen's Pawn Opening
Nemcova, Katerina - Gorti, Akshita 0-1 65 C06 French Tarrasch
Foisor, Sabina-Francesca - Zatonskih, Anna ½-½ 56 E14 Queens Indian
Yu, Jennifer R - Bykovtsev, Agata ½-½ 53 E62 King's Indian 6...Nc6
Yip, Carissa - Abrahamyan, Tatev ½-½ 45 C03 French Tarrasch
Melekhina, Alisa - Krush, Irina ½-½ 45 B00 Owen or Nimzowitsch Defence
Round 4 (April 17, 2016)
Abrahamyan, Tatev - Paikidze, Nazi ½-½ 31 B06 Modern Defence
Zatonskih, Anna - Melekhina, Alisa 1-0 59 A58 Volga Gambit
Eswaran, Ashritha - Nemcova, Katerina ½-½ 56 C41 Philidor's Defence
Yu, Jennifer R - Yip, Carissa 1-0 39 A16 English Opening
Gorti, Akshita - Foisor, Sabina-Francesca 0-1 45 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Bykovtsev, Agata - Krush, Irina 0-1 36 B88 Sicilian Sozin Attack
Round 5 (April 18, 2016)
Paikidze, Nazi - Yu, Jennifer R 1-0 39 B91 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.g3
Nemcova, Katerina - Abrahamyan, Tatev ½-½ 31 C15 French Winawer
Foisor, Sabina-Francesca - Eswaran, Ashritha ½-½ 81 A46 Queen's Pawn Opening
Krush, Irina - Zatonskih, Anna ½-½ 69 D35 QGD Exchange
Yip, Carissa - Bykovtsev, Agata 0-1 60 B99 Sicilian Najdorf
Melekhina, Alisa - Gorti, Akshita 0-1 84 C02 French Advance
Round 6 (April 20, 2016)
Abrahamyan, Tatev - Foisor, Sabina-Francesca 1-0 41 C84 Ruy Lopez Centre Attack
Eswaran, Ashritha - Melekhina, Alisa 1-0 55 C77 Ruy Lopez Anderssen
Yu, Jennifer R - Nemcova, Katerina 0-1 25 A25 English Sicilian Attack
Yip, Carissa - Paikidze, Nazi ½-½ 43 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Gorti, Akshita - Krush, Irina 0-1 51 D38 QGD Ragozin
Bykovtsev, Agata - Zatonskih, Anna 0-1 52 C05 French Tarrasch
Round 7 (April 21, 2016)
Paikidze, Nazi - Bykovtsev, Agata 1-0 42 A05 Various
Zatonskih, Anna - Gorti, Akshita 1-0 38 C02 French Advance
Nemcova, Katerina - Yip, Carissa 1-0 38 B52 Sicilian Rossolimo
Foisor, Sabina-Francesca - Yu, Jennifer R 1-0 85 D11 Slav Defence
Krush, Irina - Eswaran, Ashritha ½-½ 51 A37 English Symmetrical
Melekhina, Alisa - Abrahamyan, Tatev 0-1 95 C15 French Winawer
Round 8 (April 22, 2016)
Paikidze, Nazi - Nemcova, Katerina ½-½ 62 E06 Catalan
Abrahamyan, Tatev - Krush, Irina ½-½ 44 B43 Sicilian Paulsen
Eswaran, Ashritha - Zatonskih, Anna 0-1 49 C09 French Tarrasch
Yu, Jennifer R - Melekhina, Alisa 1-0 33 A37 English Symmetrical
Yip, Carissa - Foisor, Sabina-Francesca 0-1 37 C07 French Tarrasch
Bykovtsev, Agata - Gorti, Akshita 0-1 39 C06 French Tarrasch
Round 9 (April 23, 2016)
Zatonskih, Anna - Abrahamyan, Tatev 0-1 24 E00 Catalan
Nemcova, Katerina - Bykovtsev, Agata ½-½ 56 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Foisor, Sabina-Francesca - Paikidze, Nazi ½-½ 20 E14 Queens Indian
Krush, Irina - Yu, Jennifer R ½-½ 82 A07 Barcza System
Gorti, Akshita - Eswaran, Ashritha ½-½ 32 A40 Unusual Replies to 1.d4
Melekhina, Alisa - Yip, Carissa ½-½ 60 E98 King's Indian Classical
Round 10 (April 24, 2016)
Paikidze, Nazi - Melekhina, Alisa 1-0 51 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Abrahamyan, Tatev - Gorti, Akshita 1-0 54 C05 French Tarrasch
Nemcova, Katerina - Foisor, Sabina-Francesca ½-½ 45 C47 Four Knights
Yu, Jennifer R - Zatonskih, Anna 1-0 61 D31 Semi-Slav Defence
Yip, Carissa - Krush, Irina 1-0 53 B43 Sicilian Paulsen
Bykovtsev, Agata - Eswaran, Ashritha 0-1 72 B03 Alekhine's Defence
Round 11 (April 25, 2016)
Zatonskih, Anna - Yip, Carissa 1-0 44 A49 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Foisor, Sabina-Francesca - Bykovtsev, Agata 1-0 49 E61 King's Indian Defence
Krush, Irina - Paikidze, Nazi 0-1 64 A07 Barcza System
Eswaran, Ashritha - Abrahamyan, Tatev 1-0 33 B92 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Be2
Gorti, Akshita - Yu, Jennifer R ½-½ 43 D12 Slav Defence
Melekhina, Alisa - Nemcova, Katerina 0-1 49 B07 Pirc Defence

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