Number of games in database: 113
Years covered: 1938 to 1987
Overall record: +26 -37 =49 (45.1%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.
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(born Jan-03-1918, died Sep-05-1997, 79 years old) United States of America
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|George Shainswit was born in New York City, New York, USA. He played in five US Championships and represented the US at the 1950 Olympiad at Dubrovnik. He tied for 1st place with Arnold Denker in the 1950 Manhattann Chess Club championship. He passed away in New York in 1997.|
| page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 113
|1. C Jaffe vs Shainswit
|| ||0-1||45||1938||USA Ch prel C||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|2. Fine vs Shainswit
|| ||1-0||33||1938||USA-ch||A20 English|
|3. Shainswit vs A Simonson
|| ||0-1||41||1938||USA-ch||D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|4. Reshevsky vs Shainswit
||1-0||37||1938||USA-ch||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|5. Dake vs Shainswit
|| ||1-0||24||1938||USA-ch||D62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|6. F Reinfeld vs Shainswit
|| ||0-1||40||1938||USA-ch||B10 Caro-Kann|
|7. Shainswit vs S Bernstein
|| ||1-0||41||1938||USA-ch||A06 Reti Opening|
|8. Kashdan vs Shainswit
||1-0||23||1938||USA-ch||B03 Alekhine's Defense|
|9. Shainswit vs J W Collins
|| ||1-0||39||1938||ACF Congress||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|10. Kashdan vs Shainswit
||1-0||32||1938||ACF Congress (Final)||D62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|11. S Bernstein vs Shainswit
|| ||½-½||19||1940||USA Championship||C01 French, Exchange|
|12. Shainswit vs Denker
|| ||1-0||36||1940||USA Ch||D51 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|13. Shainswit vs G Littman
|| ||½-½||36||1940||USA Ch||A40 Queen's Pawn Game|
|14. M L Hanauer vs Shainswit
|| ||½-½||24||1940||USA Ch||A22 English|
|15. Shainswit vs D S Polland
|| ||½-½||46||1940||USA Ch||E60 King's Indian Defense|
|16. Reshevsky vs Shainswit
|| ||½-½||30||1940||USA-ch||D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|17. Shainswit vs W Adams
|| ||½-½||17||1940||USA Ch||A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto|
|18. Kashdan vs Shainswit
|| ||1-0||26||1940||USA Ch||D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|19. Shainswit vs Pinkus
|| ||0-1||27||1940||USA-ch||D70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense|
|20. F Reinfeld vs Shainswit
|| ||½-½||21||1940||USA Ch||D62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|21. Shainswit vs Kupchik
|| ||½-½||44||1940||USA Ch||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|22. Fine vs Shainswit
|| ||1-0||37||1940||USA-ch||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|23. Shainswit vs Seidman
|| ||½-½||27||1940||USA Ch||E17 Queen's Indian|
|24. A Simonson vs Shainswit
|| ||½-½||48||1940||USA Ch||B02 Alekhine's Defense|
|25. Shainswit vs P Woliston
||1-0||37||1940||USA Ch||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
| page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 113
|Oct-05-06|| ||Resignation Trap: George Shainswit was born in New York City on January 3, 1918.|
He was a participant in five US Championship tournaments: 1938, 1940, 1944, 1948 and 1951.
He also represented the USA in the Dubrovnik Olympiad of 1950.
Shainswit died in New York City on September 5, 1997.
|Jan-03-14|| ||Eastfrisian: A photo of him can be found here: http://www.chess.com/forum/view/gen... |
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