US Championships update

US Championships update

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
May 20, 2008, 1:13 PM |
5 | Chess Event Coverage

Shulman and Krush lead with 2 rounds to go

Yuri Shulman (pictured) is leading the US Championship by a full point with 2 rounds to go in Tulsa.  In the women's championship, Irina Krush leads by a half point from Anna Zatonskih.  These two rivals are well ahead of the rest of the field and their head-to-head game tomorrow should decide the outcome of the title.

The top men's placings after round 7

 

Rank

Name

Title

Rating

FED

Pts

1

Shulman, Yury

GM

2664

USA

6.0

2-3

Kudrin, Sergey

GM

2610

USA

5.0

2-3

Onischuk, Alexander

GM

2728

USA

5.0

4-6

Friedel, Josh

IM

2511

USA

4.5

4-6

Perelshteyn, Eugene

GM

2615

USA

4.5

4-6

Akobian, Varuzhan

GM

2666

USA

4.5

7-8

Fedorowicz, John

GM

2531

USA

4.0

7-8

Becerra, Julio

GM

2637

USA

4.0

 

The women's standings after round 7

Rank

Name

Title

Rating

FED

Pts

1

Krush, Irina

IM

2515

USA

6.5

2

Zatonskih, Anna

IM

2490

USA

6.0

3

Abrahamyan, Tatev

WFM

2280

USA

5.0

4-5

Tuvshintugs, Batchimeg

WIM

2289

USA

4.5

4-5

Rohonyan, Katerine

WGM

2318

USA

4.5

6

Battsetseg, Tsagaan

WIM

2251

USA

3.5

7

Zenyuk, Iryna

WFM

2205

USA

2.5

8

Epstein, Esther

WM

2194

USA

1.5

9

Airapetian, Chouchanik

WFM

2143

USA

1.0

10

Jamison, Courtney


2064

USA

0.0

 

 


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