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Shankland & Caruana to fight for US Chess Championship crown tomorrow

Shankland has 1/2 point lead over Caruana going into the final round

Round 10 results

Lenderman, Aleksandr - Xiong, Jeffery 0-1
Liang, Awonder - Izoria, Zviad 1-0
Nakamura, Hikaru - Akobian, Varuzhan 1-0
Onischuk, Alexander - Shankland, Samuel 0-1
Robson, Ray - So, Wesley ½-½
Zherebukh, Yaroslav - Caruana, Fabiano 0-1

Standings after 10 rounds

1 Shankland, Samuel 7.5 34
2 Caruana, Fabiano 7 34
3 So, Wesley 6 28
4 Nakamura, Hikaru 5 24.25
Xiong, Jeffery 5 24.25
Lenderman, Aleksandr 5 23
7 Izoria, Zviad 4.5 23
Liang, Awonder 4.5 21.75
Robson, Ray 4.5 20.25
10 Zherebukh, Yaroslav 4 18
Akobian, Varuzhan 4 17.75
12 Onischuk, Alexander 3 13.75

Final round key matchup

GM Shankland, S. (7½) 2671 — GM Liang, A. (4½) 2552 - Youngest player of this US Chess Championship
GM Caruana, F. (7) 2804 — GM Onischuk, A. (3) 2672 - Oldest player of this US Chess Championship

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