US Championships: Yip scores third win in a row

For the first time in this year’s US Championship, a round finished with all six games drawn, which means Wesley So, Sam Sevian and Aleksandr Lenderman are still sharing the lead going into the second rest day of the event. Meanwhile, in the women’s tournament, Carissa Yip kept the sole lead by scoring her third consecutive victory. Katerina Nemcova is in second place, a half point back, as she also won her round-8 encounter. | Photo: Lennart Ootes

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