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GM Sam Shankland's stunning win and a nail-biting Armageddon battle for the women's crown highlighted the 2018 US Championships and US Women's Championships. Read all about GM Shankland's and IM Paikidze's roads to victory in this month's report by FM Mike Klein. Also check out IM Eric Rosen's photo essay from the PRO Chess League finals.

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GM Sam Shankland was once one of you. He grew up playing in US Chess scholastic events and even had a beginner's rating once, but now he is the 2018 U.S. Champion. Read all about his victory in the U.S. Championship and IM Paikidze's second victory in the U.S. Women's Championship in our June edition of Chess Life Kids.

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