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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
US Championship 1957/58 Tournament

Robert James Fischer10.5/13(+8 -0 =5)[view games]
Samuel Reshevsky9.5/13(+8 -2 =3)[view games]
James T Sherwin9/13(+7 -2 =4)[view games]
William James Lombardy7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[view games]
Hans Berliner7/13(+4 -3 =6)[view games]
Edmar J Mednis6.5/13(+3 -3 =7)[view games]
Arthur Feuerstein6.5/13(+4 -4 =5)[view games]
Arnold Denker6.5/13(+5 -5 =3)[view games]
Herbert Seidman6/13(+4 -5 =4)[view games]
Sidney Norman Bernstein5/13(+4 -7 =2)[view games]
Arthur Bisguier5/13(+4 -7 =2)[view games]
Attilio Di Camillo4.5/13(+3 -7 =3)[view games]
Abe Turner4.5/13(+2 -6 =5)[view games]
George Mortimer Kramer3/13(+2 -9 =2)[view games]

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US Championship 1957/58
The 10th United States Chess Championship tournament was held in New York City at the end of the year 1957. Fourteen 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 Samuel Reshevsky, Arthur Bisguier, and Arnold Denker. Filling out the rest of the field was a number of players from the prestiguous Rosenwald Memorial held the previous year, including a fourteen year old prodigy named Bobby Fischer. Fischer was already gaining recognition from several brilliant wins as the next generation of American chess grandmastery. However, the next generation had already arrived as Fischer dominated this, his inaugural championship, scoring wins against over half the field and finishing with 10/13, a full point over 7-time former American champion Reshevsky. He became the youngest person ever to win the US crown, and the following year would become the youngest person to become a grandmaster. It was the beginning of a career that would culminate in Fischer becoming world champion and earning a place as one of the greatest chess players in history.

1st Fischer * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10 2nd Reshevsky * 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9 3rd Sherwin 0 1 * 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 9 4th Lombardy 0 1 * 0 1 0 1 1 1 7 5th Berliner 0 * 0 0 1 1 1 1 7 =6th Feuerstein 0 0 1 1 * 1 1 0 0 6 =6th Denker 0 0 1 0 * 1 0 1 1 0 1 6 =6th Mednis 0 0 * 0 1 1 1 6 9th Seidman 0 1 0 1 * 0 1 1 0 0 6 =10th Bernstein 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 * 0 1 0 5 =10th Bisguier 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 * 0 1 5 =12th Turner 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 1 4 =12th Di Camillo 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 * 1 4 14th Kramer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 * 3

The US Championship 1958/59 (1958) was the 11th championship for this crown.

Original collection: Game Collection: US Championship 1957/58, by User: suenteus po 147

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Fischer vs Feuerstein 1-044 1957 US Championship 1957/58B40 Sicilian
2. Mednis vs Bisguier  ½-½40 1957 US Championship 1957/58C59 Two Knights
3. Denker vs Seidman  ½-½44 1957 US Championship 1957/58E46 Nimzo-Indian
4. Lombardy vs S Bernstein  1-035 1957 US Championship 1957/58A56 Benoni Defense
5. A Di Camillo vs Reshevsky 0-140 1957 US Championship 1957/58B72 Sicilian, Dragon
6. G Kramer vs Berliner  0-136 1957 US Championship 1957/58B33 Sicilian
7. J Sherwin vs A Turner  1-041 1957 US Championship 1957/58C97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
8. S Bernstein vs A Di Camillo  1-056 1957 US Championship 1957/58C47 Four Knights
9. Bisguier vs Lombardy 1-021 1957 US Championship 1957/58A46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. Berliner vs Mednis  ½-½20 1957 US Championship 1957/58E81 King's Indian, Samisch
11. J Sherwin vs G Kramer  1-061 1957 US Championship 1957/58C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred
12. Reshevsky vs Denker 1-043 1957 US Championship 1957/58A04 Reti Opening
13. A Turner vs Feuerstein  ½-½53 1957 US Championship 1957/58A15 English
14. Seidman vs Fischer ½-½28 1957 US Championship 1957/58B98 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. Denker vs S Bernstein  0-122 1957 US Championship 1957/58A15 English
16. Mednis vs J Sherwin  ½-½17 1957 US Championship 1957/58B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
17. Feuerstein vs Seidman  1-028 1957 US Championship 1957/58A07 King's Indian Attack
18. A Di Camillo vs Bisguier  ½-½20 1957 US Championship 1957/58B39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
19. G Kramer vs A Turner  ½-½26 1957 US Championship 1957/58C30 King's Gambit Declined
20. Fischer vs Reshevsky ½-½57 1957 US Championship 1957/58B41 Sicilian, Kan
21. Lombardy vs Berliner  ½-½27 1957 US Championship 1957/58E70 King's Indian
22. A Turner vs Seidman  0-148 1957 US Championship 1957/58E18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
23. Bisguier vs Denker  0-132 1957 US Championship 1957/58E47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
24. Reshevsky vs Feuerstein  1-026 1957 US Championship 1957/58A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
25. G Kramer vs Mednis 0-122 1957 US Championship 1957/58C04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
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