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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: Raymond Weinstein

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Fischer vs R Weinstein 1-0581958US Championship 1958/59B88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
2. C Kalme vs R Weinstein  ½-½671958US Championship 1958/59A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
3. R Weinstein vs Reshevsky 0-1271958US Championship 1958/59E60 King's Indian Defense
4. Evans vs R Weinstein  1-0381958US Championship 1958/59D24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. Mednis vs R Weinstein  ½-½261958US Championship 1958/59B97 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. R Weinstein vs R Byrne  ½-½281958US Championship 1958/59E55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
7. R Weinstein vs Bisguier  ½-½551958US Championship 1958/59D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. Lombardy vs R Weinstein 1-0421958US Championship 1958/59B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
9. R Weinstein vs J Sherwin  ½-½381958US Championship 1958/59A97 Dutch, Ilyin-Genevsky
10. Benko vs R Weinstein 1-0541959US Championship 1958/59E30 Nimzo-Indian, Leningrad
11. R Weinstein vs D Byrne  ½-½401959US Championship 1958/59A07 King's Indian Attack
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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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