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🏆 US Championship 1958/59

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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: Robert James Fischer

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Fischer vs Reshevsky 1-0421958US Championship 1958/59B32 Sicilian
2. Fischer vs R Weinstein 1-0581958US Championship 1958/59B88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
3. Benko vs Fischer ½-½291958US Championship 1958/59E60 King's Indian Defense
4. J Sherwin vs Fischer 0-1721958US Championship 1958/59E94 King's Indian, Orthodox
5. Lombardy vs Fischer ½-½471958US Championship 1958/59B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. Fischer vs C Kalme 1-0571958US Championship 1958/59C98 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
7. D Byrne vs Fischer ½-½481958US Championship 1958/59A16 English
8. Fischer vs Evans ½-½271958US Championship 1958/59B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
9. Mednis vs Fischer 0-1371958US Championship 1958/59A07 King's Indian Attack
10. Fischer vs Bisguier 1-0861959US Championship 1958/59C99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd
11. R Byrne vs Fischer ½-½281959US Championship 1958/59E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-19-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: The only player still living is Raymond Weinstein, who has been institutionalized since he killed a man in 1964. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymo...
Sep-19-19
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  Retireborn: Sherwin is still alive, according recent posts on his page.
Sep-20-19
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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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