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112th US Open (2011)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Hikaru Nakamura, Loek van Wely, Timur Gareyev, Giorgi Kacheishvili, Daniel Naroditsky, Alexander Shabalov, Aleksandr Lenderman, Alexander Goldin, Tamaz Gelashvili, Julio Becerra Rivero, Julio Catalino Sadorra, Alejandro Ramirez Alvarez, Aryan Tari, Lars Bo Hansen, Dimitri Gurevich, Alonso Zapata, Nikola Mitkov, Jake Kleiman, Awonder Liang, Gildardo Garcia, Alexander Fishbein, Kidambi Sundararajan, Michael Mulyar, Johan Salomon, Michael William Brown, Daniel Fernandez, Gabriel Battaglini, Marc Esserman, Luke Harmon-Vellotti, John Bartholomew, Justin Sarkar, Larry Kaufman, Kesav Viswanadha, John Gabriel Ludwig, Mark Ritter, Kazim Gulamali, Robert M Perez, Dalton Perrine, Daniel A Yeager, Christopher Gu, Sean Vibbert, Eric O Rodriguez, Andrew Nathaniel Shvartsman, Benjamin Moon, Alisa Melekhina, Alexander Solomon Barnett, Damir Studen, Kevin Mo, Andres Santalla, Jim H Dean, Steve Greanias, Nick A Adams, Jeffrey Haskel, Dereque D Kelley, John L Hughes, Paul A Gallegos, Michael Kustanovich, Gabriel Berrios Echevarria, Denis Strenzwilk, Enver Berisha, Toby Boas, Michael Vilenchuk, Ryan Joseph Moon, Joshua Mu, Danitza Vazquez Maccarini, Michael Chiang, Lorena Zepeda, Henry L Terrie, Tony Yim, Willian Del Castillo Cabezas, Grant Y Xu, Aldo F Lopez, Mark W Dejmek, Majur Juac, Mark Schlagenhauf, Michael Bowersock, Carlos D Hoyos, John E Duggan, Makaio W Krienke, Nicholas Rosenthal, Stuart Finney, Alan Casden, Art Zhao, Daniel Gater, Nicholas Karas, Ian Aird, Joshua Suich, Constantin Xanthos, Dominique Myers, Spencer Finegold, John Gurczak, Richard Robinson, Peter Dyson, Dan E Mayers, Hengyi Wu, Jason Luchan, Kushan Tyagi, Nick Thompson, Bradley K Rogers, Matthew Shoji Miyasaka, Jeremy L Mandelkern, Randall Hough, Andres Hernandez, Vlad Yanovsky, Jake S Miller, Arthur S Antler, Nickolas Arthur Moore, Donald M Danlag, Dakota E Dixon, Steven L Abrahams, Reece E Thompson, Aakaash Meduri, Samuel L Xin, Eric Qi, Gabriel R Ewing, Austin Jiang, Jeffrey M Serna, Joseph A Knapp, Ian Mark, Alvin Cao, Frank Kim Berry, Jessica Regam, Antonio Angel, Michael D Fitch, Dennis K Dunn, Jack Mo, Matthew Shih, James E Berry, James O Ukoli, Kenneth Sloan, Venkat Iyer, Adam Kutikoff, Matt D Helfst, Brad Lundstrom, Mike K Webb, Cheston Gunawan, David L High, Jason Kammerdiner, Jennifer M Skidmore, Buddy Thompson, Alexander D Jiang, Augustin R Gomez, Steven D Young, Felix Porrata, Sevan A Muradian, Carl Honor Harmon-Vellotti, William W Xu, Likeke S Aipa, Samuel Perez, Richard Mercer plus 47 more players

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 306  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Naroditsky vs D Rogers  1-0242011112th US OpenC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
2. T Rhodes vs D Strenzwilk  0-1372011112th US OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. David L Ross vs A Casden  0-1292011112th US OpenA37 English, Symmetrical
4. J Dean vs D Mayers  1-0292011112th US OpenE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
5. K Sloan vs N A Adams 0-1762011112th US OpenA13 English
6. Kaufman vs Dante Archuleta  1-0332011112th US OpenA80 Dutch
7. A R Gomez vs A Zapata  0-1392011112th US OpenA03 Bird's Opening
8. J Rymuza vs Sundararajan 0-1202011112th US OpenA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
9. R Hough vs Kaufman 0-1232011112th US OpenD71 Neo-Grunfeld
10. Mark Schlagenhauf vs J Dean 0-1202011112th US OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. J Skidmore vs Joshua Mu  0-1422011112th US OpenB02 Alekhine's Defense
12. S Finegold vs A Redden  1-0352011112th US OpenC42 Petrov Defense
13. G Ewing vs H Terrie  1-0522011112th US OpenA34 English, Symmetrical
14. D Kelley vs A D Jiang  1-0432011112th US OpenE98 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1
15. N A Adams vs I Aird  1-0292011112th US OpenA21 English
16. A Zapata vs J Salomon  1-0332011112th US OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. M Helfst vs D Naroditsky  0-1252011112th US OpenA10 English
18. D Strenzwilk vs J Dellova  1-0572011112th US OpenB06 Robatsch
19. A Shvartsman vs D Gater  1-0372011112th US OpenB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. N Karas vs Michael Vilenchuk  0-1292011112th US OpenB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
21. Fishbein vs M W Brown 0-1322011112th US OpenD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
22. Michael Vilenchuk vs R J Moon 1-0402011112th US OpenB53 Sicilian
23. Cory Riegelhaupt vs Fishbein  0-1212011112th US OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. Sundararajan vs J Luchan  1-0352011112th US OpenE00 Queen's Pawn Game
25. D Naroditsky vs A Casden  1-0372011112th US OpenB27 Sicilian
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 306  PGN Download
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Aug-07-11  DIO: Wow! When did this come up?
Aug-07-11
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  HeMateMe: Sunday am.
Aug-07-11  dotsamoht: Third! GO NAKA!
Aug-07-11  dotsamoht: Looks like Naka versus Alex Lenderman in the last round. If either wins, he wins the US Open. Zapata has a last round draw, so he ties for first if they tie.
Aug-07-11  dotsamoht: I cannot find the pairings for the final round anywhere. My friend Jim Dean is in the top 24 with 6 points after 8 rounds. GO JIM!
Aug-07-11  dotsamoht: Jim Dean drew GM Lars Bo Hansen in Round 7 to get to 6 points. Wow!
Aug-07-11  hellopolgar: The final is today, so I guess we will soon find out the result through twitter. https://twitter.com/#!/GMHikaru
Aug-07-11  laskersteinitz: The games are broadcast on MonRoi.

Does anybody know what the time control for the last few games is? I can find close to no information online about this tournament!!

Also, when does today's last round start?

Aug-07-11  Kinghunt: <dotsamoht> You can find pairings and results here: http://www.alchess.com/chess/11/uso...

Your friend Jim Dean is up against an acquaintance of mine, IM Marc Esserman.

Aug-07-11  hellopolgar: Does anyone know what -H- means in the pairing table?
Aug-07-11  laskersteinitz: It means half-point bye.
Aug-07-11  laskersteinitz: I think Nakamura is going to take it all today!
Aug-07-11  hellopolgar: so why do some players get one half-point bye?
Aug-07-11  hellopolgar: nvm, wikipedia rocks

<In a Swiss-system tournament with an odd number of players, one will get a bye each round, but not all players will get a bye.>

Aug-07-11  dangerhump: Naka position isn't so great through 13 moves, imo

I think most large Swiss tournaments will allow players to request one bye during the tournament. Some players use them so they can leave early or get a little extra rest. Also, if there is an odd number of players someone gets a bye.

Aug-07-11  laskersteinitz: A half-point bye occurs when the player specifically says he or she doesn't want to play in that round. You typically have to request it in advance though.

When there are an odd number of players, generally the lowest-rated player from the lowest score group will get a FULL-point bye.

Aug-07-11  hellopolgar: <dangerhump> according to Rybka, the position after 14. Qb3 is equal.(-0.09 at d18)
Aug-07-11  dangerhump: <hellopolgar> I just ran it through Stockfish deeper than that and it came up with +0.48 depth 27

Although, now after 20. Bg3 it has it at +0.28 at depth 22...so all in all nothing great for Naka unfortunately as I am rooting for him.

Aug-07-11  dangerhump: Whoops, now he either blundered or is sacrificing a pawn with 20...e5

+1.13 at 24 depth

Aug-07-11  dangerhump: Also I mean moves 18 not 20
Aug-07-11  dangerhump: Nevermind all the above...ICC got the moves relayed incorrectly
Aug-07-11  dangerhump: Soooo...after the correct position is displayed after 23...Na4 I have an eval of -0.48 at depth 24
Aug-07-11  hellopolgar: +1.13 at 24 depth means nothing, that's one pawn worth of advantage after 24 perfect moves...in fact as i am typing this, the game went on and now the evaluation is 0.0 after black's 23. ... Na4
Aug-07-11  dx9293: Apparently, Lenderman-Nakamura ends in a draw.
Aug-07-11  dangerhump: <hellopolgar> I agree, the eval means nothing; the players still have to find the moves!
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