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United States Championship Tournament

Samuel Reshevsky12.5/15(+10 -0 =5)[games]
Isaac Kashdan9.5/11(+9 -1 =1)[games]
Herman Steiner4/5(+4 -1 =0)[games]
Arnold Denker4/7(+4 -3 =0)[games]
Albert Pinkus3/5(+3 -2 =0)[games]
Israel Albert Horowitz2.5/5(+2 -2 =1)[games]
Herbert Seidman2/7(+2 -5 =0)[games]
Irving Chernev2/6(+2 -4 =0)[games]
Jacob Levin1.5/4(+1 -2 =1)[games]
Herman H Hahlbohm1/3(+0 -1 =2)[games]
Matthew Green1/3(+0 -1 =2)[games]
Carl Pilnick0.5/3(+0 -2 =1)[games]
Harry Baker0.5/5(+0 -4 =1)[games]
Louis Levy0/4(+0 -4 =0)[games]
Norman Lessing0/2(+0 -2 =0)[games]
Benjamin Altman0/3(+0 -3 =0)[games] Chess Event Description
United States Championship (1942)

Not all games are available. An erroneous ruling by the director allowed Reshevsky to tie for first with Isaac Kashdan. Reshevsky won the United States Championship Playoff Match (1942). Green withdrew and forfeited 7 games.

Sources: Wikipedia article: U.S. Chess Championship and

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 44  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Seidman vs Reshevsky 0-1371942United States ChampionshipC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
2. L Levy vs H Steiner  0-1461942United States ChampionshipC29 Vienna Gambit
3. J Levin vs H H Hahlbohm  ½-½461942United States ChampionshipD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. M Green vs H Baker  ½-½301942United States ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
5. Denker vs A Pinkus  1-0391942United States ChampionshipD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Kashdan vs C Pilnick 1-0331942United States ChampionshipA52 Budapest Gambit
7. Chernev vs H Seidman  0-1501942United States ChampionshipD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
8. Kashdan vs I A Horowitz  1-0661942United States ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
9. Reshevsky vs J Levin 1-0391942United States ChampionshipE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
10. M Green vs Reshevsky  ½-½211942United States ChampionshipC88 Ruy Lopez
11. H Seidman vs Kashdan  0-1461942United States ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
12. I A Horowitz vs C Pilnick  1-0331942United States ChampionshipC10 French
13. Reshevsky vs B Altman  1-0271942United States ChampionshipD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
14. I A Horowitz vs H Seidman  1-0271942United States ChampionshipB03 Alekhine's Defense
15. M Green vs Kashdan  0-1631942United States ChampionshipE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
16. H Steiner vs N Lessing  1-0411942United States ChampionshipC12 French, McCutcheon
17. L Levy vs Reshevsky  0-1521942United States ChampionshipC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
18. Kashdan vs B Altman 1-0211942United States ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
19. Reshevsky vs Denker 1-0451942United States ChampionshipE26 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
20. L Levy vs Kashdan  0-1441942United States ChampionshipC29 Vienna Gambit
21. A Pinkus vs Reshevsky  0-1521942United States ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. Denker vs Chernev 1-0221942United States ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
23. Reshevsky vs H Steiner  1-0341942United States ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
24. Kashdan vs Denker 1-0481942United States ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. N Lessing vs Reshevsky 0-1451942United States ChampionshipC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
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