US Champs 6: Fabi is back but Shankland leads
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US Champs 6: Fabi is back but Shankland leads

Fabiano Caruana was back in business in Round 6 of the US Championship as he lived dangerously to beat Ray Robson with Black. His rivals Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura seemed to miss chances as they only drew, while Sam Shankland snatched the sole lead by beating co-leader Varuzhan Akobian in a game he later described as “absolutely disgraceful”. There’s also a surprise sole leader in the women’s section, as 15-year-old Annie Wang beat Dorsa Derakhshani to reach a brilliant 5/6.

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