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Steven Zierk
Number of games in database: 66
Years covered: 2008 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2491
Highest rating achieved in database: 2503

Overall record: +24 -18 =18 (55.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 6 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (18) 
    B89 B32 B51 B52 B85
 French Defense (5) 
    C07 C01 C05 C10
 Scotch Game (4) 
With the Black pieces:
 Slav (10) 
    D12 D11 D17 D18 D10
 French Defense (6) 
    C18 C05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Van Wely vs S Zierk, 2009 0-1
   S Zierk vs D Kelley, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USA Junior Championship (2010)
   National Open (2012)

   🏆 St Louis Inv GM
   R Sturt vs S Zierk (Nov-22-17) 0-1
   S Zierk vs A Hambleton (Nov-21-17) 1/2-1/2
   S Zierk vs J M Burke (Nov-20-17) 0-1
   Daniel Gurevich vs S Zierk (Nov-20-17) 1/2-1/2
   S Zierk vs J Ashwin (Nov-19-17) 1-0

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(born Aug-27-1993, 25 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 3; games 1-25 of 66  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Zierk vs Akobian  ½-½81200818th North American OpenB07 Pirc
2. S Zierk vs Robson 0-1312009Foxwoods OpenB89 Sicilian
3. Yermolinsky vs S Zierk 1-0842009Foxwoods OpenA80 Dutch
4. S Zierk vs B G Smith  ½-½392009Foxwoods OpenB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
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 S 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 S 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....


Premium Chessgames Member
  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.

Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: Van Wely as one of his biggest scalp.
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