Crowned: Nakamura, Krush are 2015 U.S. King and Queen

Grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura and Irina Krush have earned the 2015 U.S. and U.S. Women's Chess Championships, recording a career total of 11 national titles between the two.

Penultimate: Nakamura Holds Robson Back; Nemcova Loss Gives Krush Clear Lead

After Saturday's 10th round, Hikaru Nakamura held his lead after a draw with Ray Robson, but allowed Alex Onischuk into the mix for a shot at the National Chess Championship. Meanwhile, GM Irina Krush took clear first in the Women's Championship.

So Shocked: Wesley Forfeited From U.S. Championship Ninth Round

GM Wesley So's stunning disqualification just after the start of Friday's ninth round led the talk of the day, though action on the boards proved just as intriguing. GM Irina Krush turned in her third consecutive win to catch pace with WGM Katerina Nemcova.

Victorious Nakamura Takes Lead; Nemcova Draw Allows Krush to Close

American No. 1 GM Hikaru Nakamura regained sole possession of first place in the U.S. Championship, while reigning U.S. Women's champion GM Irina Krush took a half-step closer to the lead in Round 8.

Robson Catches Nakamura; Nemcova Wins Again in Round 7

World No. 2 GM Hikaru Nakamura could only find a draw against 14-year-old Sam Sevian on Wednesday, allowing GM Ray Robson to catch pace in the standings after a long affair with GM Daniel Naroditsky.


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