USA Scores 5.5/9 in Baku, Game 1
By US Chess   
September 11, 2015
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In the first game of round 1 matches at the World Cup in Baku, the American squad scored 5.5/9.

Hikaru Nakamura: win
Fabiano Caruana: win
Wesley So: win
Gata Kamsky: loss
Ray Robson: loss
Alexander Onischuk: draw
Samuel Shankland: win
Varuzhan Akobian: draw
Samuel Sevian: draw


Highlights included a stalemate hold by Sevian over Radjabov and a win by Shankland over similarly rated Popov. Check out all the games from our team below and look for a full report from the scene by GM Ian Rogers after round 1. 


















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