US Championship Begins in St. Louis

04.16.18 On Wednesday, April 17th, the Opening Ceremony for the 2018 US Championship and US Women's Championship will take place at the St. Louis University Museum of Art. The eleven-round tournament will run from April 18-30, 2018 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis. Twelve of the nation's strongest players including World Champion Challenger Fabiano Caruana, World #6 Hikaru Nakamura and World #7 Wesley So, will compete for the title of US Champion and twelve of America's top women players will vie for the title of US Women's Champion.



The 2018 US Championship and US Women's Championship will take place April 18-30 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis.

US Championship Players

1. Fabiano Caruana 2804
2. Hikaru Nakamura 2787
3. Wesley So 2786
4. Alexander Onischuk 2672
5. Sam Shankland 2671
6. Jeffery Xiong 2665
7. Ray Robson 2660
8. Varuzhan Akobian 2647
9. Yaroslav Zherebukh 2640
10. Zviad Izoria 2599
11. Aleksandr Lenderman 2599
12. Awonder Liang 2552

Average rating: 2674

US Women's Championship Players
1. Anna Zatonskih 2444
2. Irina Krush 2422
3. Jennifer Yu 2367
4. Tatev Abrahamyan 2366
5. Nazi Paikidze 2352
6. Annie Wang 2321
7. Sabina-Francesca Foisor 2308
8. Rusudan Goletiani 2306
9. Dorsa Derakhshani 2306
10. Anna Sharevich 2281
11. Akshita Gorti 2252
12. Maggie Feng 2243

Average rating: 2331

Tournament Schedule (Games begin at 2:00 p.m. Eastern)

Official Site of the US Championship and US Women's Championship


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