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American Chess failures?!
Compiled by kostich in time
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Ok..just to give the other side of the coin..what aboutthe timesgreat American masters have been defeated..ineither1. Historic games, or 2. "upsets" by nobodies..heres the start of the list.

who the hell was Reynolds?
Fine vs A Reynolds, 1937 
(E33) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 51 moves, 0-1

Alekhines Spanish bishop triumphs.
Alekhine vs Fine, 1937 
(C90) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 37 moves, 1-0

Fine REALLY loses a miniature.
Fine vs M Yudovich Sr., 1937 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 43 moves, 0-1

And who is THIS guy?
F Apsenieks vs Fine, 1937 
(C49) Four Knights, 33 moves, 1-0

The game that cost Fine first place at A.V.R.O
Fine vs Keres, 1938 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 57 moves, 0-1

the game that made Kostic famous
Marshall vs B Kostic, 1911 
(C10) French, 33 moves, 0-1

kostics surprise counter-attack
Marshall vs B Kostic, 1918 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 28 moves, 0-1

Bronstein vs Santasiere, 1945 
(D95) Grunfeld, 57 moves, 1-0

the strangely immune rook
O'Kelly vs Denker, 1948 
(C63) Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

spassky storms yassers bastions
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1982 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

gambit magic from Boris
Spassky vs Seirawan, 1985 
(C34) King's Gambit Accepted, 32 moves, 1-0

Stean wins the Brilliancy prize by crushing Browne
M Stean vs Browne, 1974 
(B94) Sicilian, Najdorf, 32 moves, 1-0

Spassky crushes Evans in a saemisch miniature.
Spassky vs Larry Evans, 1962 
(E80) King's Indian, Samisch Variation, 26 moves, 1-0

Denker out"denked"
Denker vs Botvinnik, 1945 
(D44) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 25 moves, 0-1

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