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Steven Zierk
Number of games in database: 101
Years covered: 2008 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2499 (2496 rapid, 2502 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2512

Overall record: +26 -22 =21 (52.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 32 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B32 B52 B28 B51 B89
 Scotch Game (7) 
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B18 B13 B15
 French Defense (6) 
    C07 C10 C05 C01
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    D02 A40 A45
 French Tarrasch (4) 
    C07 C05
With the Black pieces:
 Slav (10) 
    D12 D17 D11 D10 D18
 French Defense (10) 
    C05 C18 C15 C17 C00
 French Winawer (6) 
    C18 C15 C17
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D26 D27
 Reti System (4) 
    A06 A04
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Van Wely vs S Zierk, 2009 0-1
   S Zierk vs K Kavutskiy, 2010 1/2-1/2
   S Zierk vs D Kelley, 2012 1-0
   Molner vs S Zierk, 2012 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   St. Louis Inv GM (2017)
   USA Junior Championship (2010)
   St Louis Fall B (2019)
   National Open (2012)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)

   🏆 St Louis Fall B
   Quesada Perez vs S Zierk (Sep-18-19) 1-0
   S Zierk vs Fier (Sep-17-19) 0-1
   A Hakobyan vs S Zierk (Sep-16-19) 1-0
   S Zierk vs A Hambleton (Sep-15-19) 1-0
   E Shtembuliak vs S Zierk (Sep-14-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Aug-27-1993, 28 years old) United States of America

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Steven C Zierk is a Grandmaster. He is also the 2010 U18 World Champion, having taken the title with a clear first place, scoring 9.5/11 and a 2723 performance rating. This achievement earned him a GM norm.

2nd at the 7th St Louis GM Invitational 2015.

Wikipedia article: Steven Zierk

Last updated: 2018-07-22 04:49:07

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 109  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Zierk vs V Akobian  ½-½81200818th North American OpenB07 Pirc
2. S Zierk vs Robson 0-1312009Foxwoods OpenB89 Sicilian
3. S Zierk vs B G Smith  ½-½392009Foxwoods OpenB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
4. Yermolinsky vs S Zierk 1-0842009Foxwoods OpenA80 Dutch
5. A Shvartsman vs S Zierk  0-1292009Foxwoods OpenC18 French, Winawer
6. Van Wely vs S Zierk 0-1272009Western States OpenA50 Queen's Pawn Game
7. M Paragua vs S Zierk  1-037201038th World OpenA81 Dutch
8. S Zierk vs D Yang  0-1372010USA Junior ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
9. E Rosen vs S Zierk  0-1372010USA Junior ChampionshipC05 French, Tarrasch
10. S Zierk vs Robson 0-1462010USA Junior ChampionshipB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
11. S Zierk vs C Holt  1-0402010USA Junior ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
12. P Zhao vs S Zierk 1-0792010USA Junior ChampionshipA80 Dutch
13. S Zierk vs W Harper  1-0482010USA Junior ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
14. J Bryant vs S Zierk  1-0492010USA Junior ChampionshipA00 Uncommon Opening
15. S Zierk vs Shankland  ½-½512010USA Junior ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
16. T Hughes vs S Zierk  0-1702010USA Junior ChampionshipA50 Queen's Pawn Game
17. S Zierk vs N Grandelius  1-0532010WYCC Open U18B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
18. B Firat vs S Zierk  0-1512010WYCC Open U18C18 French, Winawer
19. S Zierk vs V Belous  ½-½492010WYCC Open U18B32 Sicilian
20. S Ter-Sahakyan vs S Zierk  ½-½392010WYCC Open U18C05 French, Tarrasch
21. A Rosell vs S Zierk  ½-½442010WYCC Open U18D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. S Zierk vs S Mazur  1-0612010WYCC Open U18B89 Sicilian
23. S Zierk vs U Anwesh  1-0372010WYCC Open U18C45 Scotch Game
24. A Arribas Lopez vs S Zierk  0-1472010WYCC Open U18A06 Reti Opening
25. S Zierk vs V Durarbayli  1-0322010WYCC Open U18B28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-24-10  rapidcitychess: Could it be?

User: Zkid

This isd what he uses on ICC too... Hmmm....


Dec-26-10  twinlark: I'm surprised no-one has picked up on the USA's latest world champion yet. He's even home grown!

He's picked up a cool 63 points this last two months and shouldn't be long before he's a GM.

Feb-05-11  notyetagm:
Nov-21-11  BIDMONFA: Steven Zierk

ZIERK, Steven C.

Aug-14-18  wordfunph: Van Wely as one of his biggest scalp.

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