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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: Edmar J Mednis

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Mednis vs A Turner 1-0791956Third Rosenwald TrophyC86 Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack
2. Mednis vs D Byrne 1-0271956Third Rosenwald TrophyB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
3. M Pavey vs Mednis  ½-½251956Third Rosenwald TrophyE60 King's Indian Defense
4. Mednis vs Shainswit  0-1291956Third Rosenwald TrophyB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
5. E Hearst vs Mednis ½-½411956Third Rosenwald TrophyB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
6. Mednis vs Bisguier  ½-½381956Third Rosenwald TrophyB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
7. Fischer vs Mednis ½-½401956Third Rosenwald TrophyB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
8. Mednis vs S Bernstein  1-0361956Third Rosenwald TrophyA21 English
9. Feuerstein vs Mednis 0-1431956Third Rosenwald TrophyA05 Reti Opening
10. Mednis vs Seidman  ½-½401956Third Rosenwald TrophyB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
11. Reshevsky vs Mednis 1-0351956Third Rosenwald TrophyA28 English
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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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