March 29 - April 10, 2017
Two 12-player round robins to determine the national champion and women's champion of the United States.
April 3 - Rest Day
April 10 - Playoff, if necessary
Games start at 2:00 pm EST.
With 11 of the 12 players over 2600 there are no easy rounds.
The main attraction will be the competiton between the top three players in the open RR:
You can see their head-to-head games on these dates:
The favourites are:
In round 1, So and Nakamura won while Caruana was held to a draw by Sam Shankland.
On the women's side, jet-lagged top seed Anna Zatonskih blundered into a self-mate in a Rp vs Rp ending.
Live Games with Commentary (by GMs Yasser Seirawan, Maurice Ashley, and IM Jennifer Shahade)
April 3 - 11, 2017
19th annual event. With four days to go, there are currently 19 players rated over 2600 entered.