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US Chess Championship 2022 – Round 12 live

The 2022 U.S. Chess Championship and the US Women’s Chess Championship 2022 are concurrently held from 5-20 October in Saint Louis Chess Club. Fourteen of the country’s strongest chess players battle for the national title and $60,000 in a classical round-robin event with Fabiano CaruanaLevon Aronian and Wesley So headlining the field which includes Hans Niemann as the 8th seed. The U.S. Women’s title is decided in an identical format with a $40,000 first prize, with GM Irina KrushIM Anna Zatonskih and FM Ashritha Eswaran being the top seeds.

Fabiano Caruana maintained the sole lead in the event with only two rounds to go, with Ray Robson trailing by half a point. Find the Round 11 recap here / Pairings & Schedule of all rounds 

Round 12 pairings:
Levon Aronian – Elshan Moradiabadi
Aleksandr Lenderman – Wesley So
Samuel Sevian – Hans Niemann
Awonder Liang – Dariusz Swiercz
Christopher Yoo – Ray Robson
Jeffery Xiong – Leinier Dominguez
Sam Shankland – Fabiano Caruana

Follow Round 12 live video coverage with commentaries by GMs Yasser Seirawan, Cristian Chirila, & WGM Anastasiya Karlovych:

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