Career Highlights

Shankland receiving a gold medal at 2014 Tromsø Olympiad 

June 13-22, 2021

Prague Masters





June 1-11, 2018

2018 American Continental Champion

Shankland won the American Continental, his third tournament in a row, and broke into the World’s top 25 for the first time.

May 8-20, 2018

Capablanca Memorial

Shankland won the 2018 Capablanca Memorial, the only American ever to win the tournament.


April 18-29, 2018

2018 US Champion!

Shankland won the US Championship with a 2886 performance ahead of 3 of the top 10 players in the world, crossing 2700 FIDE for the first time.

50 gs!

June 16-27, 2017

World Team Championship

Shankland resumed his duties as board 1 of the US national team


January 22-26, 2017

Victory at Chinggis

Shankland won the Chinggis International



September 1-14, 2016

Second Olympic Gold

Shankland and Team USA won the Olympiad for the first time in 79 years in Baku.


Biel Masters

Shankland Won the Biel Masters Open with the best score in the event’s history.


June 17-26, 2016

Edmonton International

Shankland Won the Edmonton International.

March 18-24, 2016

Fagernes International

Shankland Won the Fagernes International.




World Team Championship

Shankland manned Board 1 for the United States National Team at the World Team Championship.


Shankland facing Levon Aronian at the 2015 World Team Championship


December 15, 2014

Top 100

Shankland entered the world’s top 100 players at a new peak rating of 2653 FIDE.