2015 U.S. Championships

The 2015 U.S. Championship was held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis from March 31 to April 14, 2015. 12 of the best players in the nation competed for the title of 2015 U.S. Champion, while 12 of the strongest female players battled to be crowned the 2015 U.S. Women's Champion. When the dust settled, GM Hikaru Nakamura won his fourth U.S. Championship and GM Irina Krush won her seventh U.S. Women's Championship.

Rewatch the coverage of the 2015 U.S. Championships


Missed some of the broadcast from the 2015 U.S. Championship and 2015 U.S. Women's Championship? Not to worry! Catch up on all the action with Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley and Jennifer Shahade.

Pairings & Results

Pairings & Results

Akobian takes 5th place on tiebreaks.

Meet the Arbiters

Tony RichTony Rich, IA
Chief Arbiter
International Arbiter (2013)
International Organizer (2010)
Senior Tournament Director

Meet the Behind-the-Scenes Team

The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is proud to present the 2015 U.S. Championships. From video production to live game relay, we have assembled an excellent team of experts, each of whom plays an important role in bringing you these great events. Our partners include:

Meet the Commentators

Live Broadcast Commentators

GM Yasser Seirawan
2677 (USCF) | 2620 (FIDE)
4-time U.S. Champion

Few names in U.S. Chess are more recognizable than Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan. A four-time U.S. Champion and former World Championship contender, Seirawan was the dominant force in American chess in the 1980s.


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