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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: Edmar Mednis

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Mednis vs Evans 0-1291958US Championship 1958/59B95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
2. Bisguier vs Mednis 1-0881958US Championship 1958/59E70 King's Indian
3. Mednis vs Lombardy  ½-½161958US Championship 1958/59B32 Sicilian
4. J Sherwin vs Mednis  ½-½411958US Championship 1958/59A84 Dutch
5. Mednis vs R Weinstein  ½-½261958US Championship 1958/59B97 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. Reshevsky vs Mednis  ½-½581958US Championship 1958/59E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
7. Mednis vs Benko  0-1411958US Championship 1958/59B32 Sicilian
8. D Byrne vs Mednis  ½-½241958US Championship 1958/59E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
9. Mednis vs Fischer 0-1371958US Championship 1958/59A07 King's Indian Attack
10. Mednis vs R Byrne  0-1481959US Championship 1958/59B58 Sicilian
11. C Kalme vs Mednis  ½-½431959US Championship 1958/59A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
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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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