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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
US Championship Tournament

Joel Benjamin7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[view games]
Gata Kamsky7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[view games]
Boris Gulko5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[view games]
Yasser Seirawan5.5/11(+3 -3 =5)[view games]
Patrick Wolff4.5/8(+3 -2 =3)[view games]
Maxim Dlugy4/9(+3 -4 =2)[view games]
John Fedorowicz4/8(+3 -3 =2)[view games]
Igor Vasilievich Ivanov2.5/6(+1 -2 =3)[view games]
Alexander Ivanov2.5/4(+2 -1 =1)[view games]
Lev Alburt2/4(+2 -2 =0)[view games]
Michael Rohde1/4(+0 -2 =2)[view games]
Alex Yermolinsky0.5/2(+0 -1 =1)[view games]
Roman Dzindzichashvili0.5/2(+0 -1 =1)[view games]
Ilya M Gurevich0.5/2(+0 -1 =1)[view games]
Walter Shawn Browne0/2(+0 -2 =0)[view games]
Sergey Kudrin0/2(+0 -2 =0)[view games]

Chessgames.com Historical Chess Event
US Championship (1991)
The 1991 United States Chess Championship was held in Los Angeles, California from July 28th to August 9th. The participants included:

Lev Alburt; Joel Benjamin; Walter Shawn Browne; Maxim Dlugy; Roman Dzindzichashvili; John Fedorowicz; Boris Gulko; Ilya M Gurevich; Alexander Ivanov; Igor Vasilievich Ivanov; Gata Kamsky; Sergey Kudrin; Michael Rohde; Yasser Seirawan; Patrick Wolff; Alex Yermolinsky.

The tournament used a knockout format. Contestants played a two game mini-match at classical time controls. If this was drawn, another two games were played with a Game/30 time limit. If the match was still tied, it went to sudden death with a G/15 time limit where the first victory decided the match. The final match for the championship began with four games at a classical time limit with playoffs to follow if necessary.

All available games are included in this collection; some of the playoff games were not recorded.

In the preliminary round, classical games were played on Sunday, July 28 and Monday, July 29 with playoff games on Tuesday, July 30.

Class. G/30 G/15 Gulko 1 1 Browne 0 0

Wolff 1 1 Rhode 0 0

Fedorowicz 1 Yemolinsky 0

Kamsky 1 Gurevich 0

Benjamin 1 Dzindzihasvili 0

Seirawan 0 1 1 Ivanov, I 1 0 0 (The first three G/15 playoff games were not recorded.)

Ivanov, A 1 1 Kudrin 0 0

Dlugy 0 1 0 1 1 Alburt 1 0 1 0 0 (The G/15 playoff game was not recorded.)

In the quarterfinal round, classical games were played on Wednesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 1 with playoff games on Friday, August 2.

Class. G/30 G/15 Wolff 1 0 1 Fedorowicz 0 1 0

Gulko 1 0 1 Dlugy 0 1 0

Benjamin 0 1 1 Seirawan 1 0 0

Kamsky 1 Ivanov, A 0

In the semifinal round, classical games were played on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4. Playoff games were scheduled for Monday, August 5, but were not necessary.

Benjamin 1 Gulko 0

Kamsky 1 1 Fedorowicz 0 0

In the Championship Finals, classical games were played from Tuesday, August 6 to Friday, August 9. No playoff games were needed.

Kamsky 1 0 1 Benjamin 0 1 0

This collection is based on Game Collection: US Championship 1991, by <suenteus po 147>, to which were added information and a few games from the <U.S. Open/U.S. Championship Bulletins> edited by Mark Ishee, Ronald Burnett, and Andrew Mongin.

Original collection: Game Collection: US Championship 1991, by User: Phony Benoni ; based on Game Collection: US Championship 1991, by User: suenteus po 147

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 48  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Fedorowicz vs Yermolinsky  ½-½41 1991 US ChampionshipC10 French
2. Igor Ivanov vs Seirawan  ½-½57 1991 US ChampionshipD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
3. I Gurevich vs Kamsky  ½-½41 1991 US ChampionshipC30 King's Gambit Declined
4. Alburt vs Dlugy  1-070 1991 US ChampionshipA09 Reti Opening
5. Browne vs Gulko  0-145 1991 US ChampionshipB07 Pirc
6. J Benjamin vs Dzindzichashvili  1-035 1991 US ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
7. A Ivanov vs Kudrin  1-064 1991 US ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
8. Wolff vs Rohde  ½-½39 1991 US ChampionshipC03 French, Tarrasch
9. Yermolinsky vs Fedorowicz  0-140 1991 US ChampionshipE92 King's Indian
10. Dlugy vs Alburt 1-047 1991 US ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
11. Rohde vs Wolff  ½-½44 1991 US ChampionshipB22 Sicilian, Alapin
12. Seirawan vs Igor Ivanov  ½-½50 1991 US ChampionshipE77 King's Indian
13. Dzindzichashvili vs J Benjamin  ½-½22 1991 US ChampionshipE77 King's Indian
14. Gulko vs Browne  1-042 1991 US ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
15. Kamsky vs I Gurevich 1-051 1991 US ChampionshipB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. Kudrin vs A Ivanov  0-144 1991 US ChampionshipC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
17. Dlugy vs Alburt  1-045 1991 US ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
18. Igor Ivanov vs Seirawan 0-131 1991 US ChampionshipA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
19. Alburt vs Dlugy  1-050 1991 US ChampionshipA06 Reti Opening
20. Wolff vs Rohde  1-049 1991 US ChampionshipC41 Philidor Defense
21. Seirawan vs Igor Ivanov 0-138 1991 US ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
22. Rohde vs Wolff  0-158 1991 US ChampionshipD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
23. Seirawan vs Igor Ivanov 1-028 1991 US ChampionshipA28 English
24. Igor Ivanov vs Seirawan ½-½41 1991 US ChampionshipE41 Nimzo-Indian
25. Gulko vs Dlugy  ½-½22 1991 US ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
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