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Aleksandr Lenderman wins 118th US Open Chess Championship

Grandmaster Aleksandr Lenderman is the clear winner of the 118th US Open Chess Championship after concluding the event with 8,0/9 points.

396 players competed in the single section of the Championship that took place from 29th July to 6th August at the Sheraton Waterside Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia.

Aleksandr Lenderman

Aleksandr Lenderman

Final standings:

1. GM Lenderman Aleksandr NY 2649 – 8.0

2-6. GM Nyzhnyk Illya MO 2719, GM Azarov Sergei NY 2678, GM Postny Evgeny 2658, GM Holt Conrad KS 2647 and GM Arribas Lopez Angel TX 2581 – 7.5

7-16. IM Gordievskiy Dmitry 2699, GM Shabalov Alexander PA 2646, GM Benjamin Joel NJ 2644, GM Li Ruifeng TX 2639, GM Erenburg Sergey VA 2632, GM Friedel Joshua WI 2627, IM Hilby Craig CA 2502, IM Mulyar Michael A CO 2491, IM Balakrishnan Prav VA 2478 and FM Schmakel Sam A IL 2471 – 7.0

17-35. GM Popilski Gil TX 2623, GM Barcenilla Rogelio P Jr AZ 2608, GM Hernandez Holden TX 2595, GM Kannappan Priyadharshan MO 2592, IM Rao Prasanna Raghuram TX 2552, Yang Qindong VA 2382, WIM Yu Jennifer R VA 2366, FM Sinha Sahil MD 2341, FM Bian Alex IL 2329, Cremisi Daniel Josef NC 2312, FM Dean Jim IN 2304, Ke Ivan CA 2303, Liu Hongtao CT 2291, Paul Justin VA 2273, Rosenthal Nicholas FL 2257, Zhong Howard OK 2241, Hernandez Padron Jose FL 2198, Dixon Dakota E WA 2178 and Teng Jiarong WI 2152 – 6.5 etc

The total prize fund was $40,000.

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