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Steven Zierk
Number of games in database: 101
Years covered: 2008 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2491
Highest rating achieved in database: 2503

Overall record: +37 -31 =27 (53.2%)*
   * 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 (21) 
    B32 B89 B28 B51 B52
 Scotch Game (7) 
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B18 B13 B15
 French Defense (6) 
    C07 C01 C05 C10
 Queen's Pawn Game (4) 
    D02 A45 A40
 French Tarrasch (4) 
    C07 C05
With the Black pieces:
 Slav (10) 
    D12 D11 D17 D18 D10
 French Defense (10) 
    C05 C18 C15 C00 C17
 French Winawer (6) 
    C18 C15 C17
 Reti System (4) 
    A06 A04
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (4) 
    D26 D27
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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
   S Zierk vs K Kavutskiy, 2010 1/2-1/2
   M Molner vs S Zierk, 2012 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   USA Junior Championship (2010)
   St Louis Fall B (2019)
   National Open (2012)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)

   🏆 St Louis Fall B
   Yasser Quesada Perez vs S Zierk (Sep-18-19) 1-0
   S Zierk vs A H T dos Santos Fier (Sep-17-19) 0-1
   A Hakobyan vs S Zierk (Sep-16-19) 1-0
   S Zierk vs A Hambleton (Sep-15-19) 1-0
   E Shtembuliak vs S Zierk (Sep-14-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Aug-27-1993, 26 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 5; games 1-25 of 101  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 Ter-Sahakyan vs S Zierk  ½-½392010WYCC Open U18C05 French, Tarrasch
20. S Zierk vs V Belous  ½-½492010WYCC Open U18B32 Sicilian
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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Oct-24-10  rapidcitychess: Could it be?

User: Zkid

This isd what he uses on ICC too... Hmmm....


Dec-26-10  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.

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  wordfunph: Van Wely as one of his biggest scalp.
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