Walter Bradford Suesman
Number of games in database: 65
Years covered: 1937 to 1964
Overall record: +14 -33 =18 (35.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.
Most played openings
|D37|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined (4 games)||C33|| ||King's Gambit Accepted (3 games)||C02|| ||French, Advance (3 games)||D63|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense (3 games)||B18|| ||Caro-Kann, Classical (2 games)||D27|| ||Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical (2 games)||D38|| ||Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation (2 games)||C42|| ||Petrov Defense (2 games)||C47|| ||Four Knights (2 games)||B45|| ||Sicilian, Taimanov (2 games)|
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|WALTER BRADFORD SUESMAN
(born Sep-19-1918, died Nov-11-1984, 66 years old) United States of America
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|In 1946, Walter Suesman finished 13th-16th in the US Championship. Suesman won the 1960 Rhode Island championship.|
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 65
|1. W Suesman vs J Winter
|| ||1-0||41||1937||38th ACF Congress. Consolation||E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto|
|2. J Edwin Woody vs W Suesman
|| ||1-0||25||1937||38th ACF Congress. Preliminary 2||E15 Queen's Indian|
|3. R Willman vs W Suesman
|| ||0-1||35||1938||USA-ch prel B||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|4. S Bernstein vs W Suesman
||1-0||61||1938||USA-ch prel B||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|5. W Suesman vs H Kline
|| ||1-0||41||1938||USA-ch prel B||D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|6. A Simonson vs W Suesman
|| ||1-0||39||1938||USA-ch||C49 Four Knights|
|7. W Suesman vs Fine
|| ||0-1||34||1938||USA-ch||D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation|
|8. W Suesman vs F Reinfeld
||0-1||23||1938||USA-ch||E00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|9. Reshevsky vs W Suesman
|10. Santasiere vs W Suesman
|| ||1-0||52||1938||USA-ch||A27 English, Three Knights System|
|11. W Suesman vs I A Horowitz
|| ||0-1||39||1938||USA-ch||A04 Reti Opening|
|12. W Suesman vs Kashdan
||1-0||33||1938||USA-ch||C33 King's Gambit Accepted|
|13. I Rivise vs W Suesman
||1-0||27||1939||ACF-ch consolation||C12 French, McCutcheon|
|14. Yanofsky vs W Suesman
|| ||½-½||48||1939||40th ACF Congress. Consolation||B45 Sicilian, Taimanov|
|15. W Suesman vs J Levin
|| ||½-½||41||1942||Ventnor City||D50 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|16. L Levy vs W Suesman
|| ||½-½||63||1942||Ventnor City||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|17. W Suesman vs L Chauvenet
||0-1||41||1942||Ventnor City||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|18. J F Donovan vs W Suesman
|| ||1-0||30||1942||Ventnor City||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|19. W Suesman vs S Bernstein
|| ||½-½||25||1942||Ventnor City||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|20. Shainswit vs W Suesman
|| ||½-½||43||1942||Ventnor City||D62 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|21. W Suesman vs Pinkus
|| ||½-½||40||1942||Ventnor City||D63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense|
|22. W Suesman vs J Moskowitz
|| ||0-1||24||1942||Ventnor City||C36 King's Gambit Accepted, Abbazia Defense|
|23. Yanofsky vs W Suesman
||1-0||36||1942||Ventnor City||C42 Petrov Defense|
|24. E S Jackson vs W Suesman
|| ||1-0||46||1943||Ventnor City||C02 French, Advance|
|25. W Suesman vs M Stark
|| ||1-0||27||1943||Ventnor City||D48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran|
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 65
|Nov-20-05|| ||Resignation Trap: Suesman = Suesman Walter = W Suesman .|
Walter Bradford Suesman was born September 19, 1918 in Providence, Rhode Island.
He was a participant in both the 1938 and 1946 US Championship Tournaments. See: http://members.aol.com/graemecree/c... for the 1938 event, and http://members.aol.com/graemecree/c... for the 1946 tournament.
According to Santasiere: "Walter Suesman looks and plays like Mickey Mouse. Handicapped physically, his bright spirit has nevertheless grasped life firmly and cheerfully."
"One day he'll play a King's Gambit against Kashdan and win; the next day, likely as not, he may leave a piece <en prise>. At Boston 1944 US Open, he defeated Reshevsky and won brilliantly over Weaver Adams, but was unable to maintain his play at such a level, so that he did not rank among the leaders."
He died in Providence on November 11, 1984.
|Dec-31-06|| ||fgh: We will sue the S - Man!|
|Jan-01-07|| ||Open Defence: hmmm "A boy named Sue" a la the song by J Cash|
|Sep-13-08|| ||DoctorD: A skilled composer as well:
Chess Review 1936
W. Suesman (ver SD)
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|Jul-17-10|| ||CitizenJimserac: I had the pleasure of playing Walter B. Suesman several times at the Providence Chess Club on Aborn St., which I joined in the early 1960's. Other regulars there were Warren Chamandy and U.S. Master Al Martin. Suesman had a chess column in the Providence Journal for over 30 years which appeared in the Wed. Evening Bulletin. He also had an incredible hobby - he built 4-5 foot long scale models of steamships and sailing vessels of the 1800's - built to exacting and astonishingly precise detail, right down to planks in the deck made from wooden matchboxes. I believe his collection of ships is on display every now and then at the Providence Public Library.|
|Jul-17-10|| ||BobCrisp: Did he look like <Mickey Mouse>?|
|Dec-17-10|| ||Nunc Temus: I played 2 correspondence games with Mr. Suesman in the early 1980s. I drew one game. He was a true gentleman...|
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