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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: Larry Evans

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Mednis vs Evans 0-1291958US Championship 1958/59B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
2. Evans vs R Byrne  1-0361958US Championship 1958/59D97 Grunfeld, Russian
3. C Kalme vs Evans  ½-½511958US Championship 1958/59A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
4. Evans vs R Weinstein  1-0381958US Championship 1958/59D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. Benko vs Evans  0-1381958US Championship 1958/59A36 English
6. Evans vs D Byrne 0-1561958US Championship 1958/59E60 King's Indian Defense
7. Reshevsky vs Evans 1-0391958US Championship 1958/59E46 Nimzo-Indian
8. Fischer vs Evans ½-½271958US Championship 1958/59B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. Evans vs Bisguier 1-0271958US Championship 1958/59C42 Petrov Defense
10. Lombardy vs Evans 1-0411959US Championship 1958/59B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
11. Evans vs J Sherwin  0-1421959US Championship 1958/59E59 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line
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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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