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🏆 US Championship 1958/59 Chess Event Description
The 11th United States Chess Championship tournament was held in New York City at the end of the year 1958. Twelve of the US's best masters and grandmasters were invited to compete. Among the participants was a veritable who's who of former American champions, including Bobby Fischer, Samuel Reshevsky, Arthur Bisguier, and Larry Evans. It was Fischer's second consecutive US championship and his second consecutive American crown as he once again dominated, this time going undefeated with a final score of 8½ ... [more]

Player: William Lombardy

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Benko vs Lombardy 0-1411958US Championship 1958/59D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
2. Lombardy vs D Byrne 0-1561958US Championship 1958/59B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
3. Mednis vs Lombardy  ½-½161958US Championship 1958/59B32 Sicilian
4. Lombardy vs R Byrne  ½-½371958US Championship 1958/59B56 Sicilian
5. Lombardy vs Fischer ½-½471958US Championship 1958/59B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. Lombardy vs J Sherwin ½-½361958US Championship 1958/59C70 Ruy Lopez
7. C Kalme vs Lombardy ½-½341958US Championship 1958/59A04 Reti Opening
8. Lombardy vs R Weinstein 1-0421958US Championship 1958/59B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. Reshevsky vs Lombardy 1-0261958US Championship 1958/59E69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
10. Lombardy vs Evans 1-0411959US Championship 1958/59B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
11. Bisguier vs Lombardy  ½-½401959US Championship 1958/59B94 Sicilian, Najdorf
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  FSR: The only player still living is Raymond Weinstein, who has been institutionalized since he killed a man in 1964.
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  Retireborn: Sherwin is still alive, according recent posts on his page.
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  FSR: <Retireborn> Thanks for the correction. I thought I had read some time back that Sherwin had died. Glad to hear that I was apparently mistaken about that. There are very players from that generation still around. Anthony Saidy is another.

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