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99th US Open Tournament

Boris Gulko8/9(+7 -0 =2)[games]
Judit Polgar8/9(+7 -0 =2)[games]
Aleksander Wojtkiewicz7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Ian Rogers7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Tal Shaked7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Giorgi Kacheishvili7/9(+7 -2 =0)[games]
Joel Benjamin7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Eduard Gufeld7/9(+7 -2 =0)[games]
Michael Mulyar7/9(+7 -2 =0)[games]
John L Watson7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Gerard Welling7/9(+7 -2 =0)[games]
Julian M Hodgson6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Pavel Blatny6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Florin Felecan6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
William John Donaldson6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Kong Liang Deng6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Sofia Polgar6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Marcel Martinez6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Pascal Coupet6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Harutyun Akopyan6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Jennifer Shahade6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Henry L Terrie6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Thomas A Crispin6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Ludo Tolhuizen6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Philip Xiao Wang6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Eugene Levin6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Hikaru Nakamura6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Joe Hanley6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Peter Dyson6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Ricardo de Guzman6/9(+6 -3 =0)[games]
Andrei A Zaremba6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Mark Paragua6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
* (154 players total; 122 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
99th US Open (1998)

"Polgar, at 22 the highest-ranked woman in the world, and Boris Gulko, a Fair Lawn, N.J., grandmaster and former United States Invitational champion, each scored 8-1 to share a victory over some 300 entrants.

The two grandmasters were each awarded a prize of $3,750 in the tournament, which was held at the Kona Surf Resort in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Aug. 1 to 9."

Robert Byrne in The New York Times, August 25, 1998, Section F, p. 6.

 page 1 of 10; games 1-25 of 233  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. G Welling vs B Bannon  1-040199899th US OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
2. A Crawley vs Wojtkiewicz  0-131199899th US OpenB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
3. M Lynch vs Gufeld  0-123199899th US OpenB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
4. Polgar vs J I Yuen  1-025199899th US OpenC41 Philidor Defense
5. Gulko vs J E Stewart 1-037199899th US OpenA10 English
6. I Rogers vs G Megibow  1-052199899th US OpenB30 Sicilian
7. V Bhat vs M Troendle  1-031199899th US OpenB07 Pirc
8. M R Bradford vs R de Guzman  0-126199899th US OpenB07 Pirc
9. G Buckendorf vs H Akopyan  0-114199899th US OpenC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
10. C Chapin vs G Kacheishvili  0-123199899th US OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
11. F Felecan vs J Morcos  1-020199899th US OpenA16 English
12. G J Ferber vs I Krush  0-169199899th US OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
13. M Ho vs L Stevens  1-020199899th US OpenB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
14. Hodgson vs W D Ruden  1-028199899th US OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
15. J Kaul vs Benjamin  0-157199899th US OpenA13 English
16. M Martinez vs W Randolph  1-028199899th US OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
17. J M Ogni vs W J Donaldson  0-149199899th US OpenB27 Sicilian
18. S Polgar vs M Nietman  1-021199899th US OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. F Ramos vs P Garbett  0-116199899th US OpenB44 Sicilian
20. A A Ross vs B J Lehrer  0-161199899th US OpenC02 French, Advance
21. Shaked vs E W Schlich  1-026199899th US OpenA36 English
22. H Terrie vs M D Smith  1-095199899th US OpenE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
23. J L Watson vs J Kato  1-032199899th US OpenD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. E Frumkin vs G Welling 0-139199899th US OpenA10 English
25. G Fritchle vs Hodgson 1-045199899th US OpenB06 Robatsch
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  ghost5: Gulko and Judit Polgar were shared first (one of Polgar's games is apparently unavailable).

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