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🏆 Third Rosenwald Trophy (1956)

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This was the third tournament of a series which was made possible through a philanthropic contribution by Lessing Julius Rosenwald. ... [more]

Player: Donald Byrne

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Byrne vs Reshevsky 1-0401956Third Rosenwald TrophyA65 Benoni, 6.e4
2. Mednis vs D Byrne 1-0271956Third Rosenwald TrophyB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
3. D Byrne vs A Turner  1-0461956Third Rosenwald TrophyD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
4. D Byrne vs M Pavey  0-1411956Third Rosenwald TrophyE19 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 9.Qxc3
5. Shainswit vs D Byrne  0-1381956Third Rosenwald TrophyB72 Sicilian, Dragon
6. D Byrne vs E Hearst  1-0371956Third Rosenwald TrophyA15 English
7. Bisguier vs D Byrne  ½-½391956Third Rosenwald TrophyB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
8. D Byrne vs Fischer 0-1411956Third Rosenwald TrophyD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
9. S Bernstein vs D Byrne  1-0571956Third Rosenwald TrophyB20 Sicilian
10. D Byrne vs Feuerstein 1-0401956Third Rosenwald TrophyE61 King's Indian
11. Seidman vs D Byrne 1-0501956Third Rosenwald TrophyB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-13-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: From reading "End Game", by Brady, I never realize/knew that the <Game of the Century> was 'merely' a local tournament.
Jun-14-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  PhilFeeley: <WannaBe> Not only that, but one of his only two wins!
Jun-14-13  syracrophy: <PhilFeeley> And it's only this kind of extraordinary events that make this sort of tournaments worth remembering!
Sep-21-14  Mudphudder: Was this tournament played at the Marshall Chess Club, NYC?
Jan-27-15  Susan 707: I love the ending moves
Apr-09-16  Captain Hindsight: <1956: "America Peaked Back Then And We've Been In Decline Ever Since">

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-...

Nov-04-19  chessrookstwo: Was a classic game, booby style 👍
Nov-04-19  ughaibu: <Was a classic game, booby style>

As far as your one-liners go, this is easily the best, but which game are you referring to?

Nov-05-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: <WannaBe: From reading "End Game", by Brady, I never realize/knew that the <Game of the Century> was 'merely' a local tournament.>

In <Profile of a Prodigy>, Brady describes it (IIRC) as the unofficial U.S. championship, which looks about right when you see who was playing.

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