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🏆 US Championship (1974)

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The US Championship came to the City of the Big Shoulders in 1974, continuing the Any Place But New York trend which began at El Paso the previous year. In the absence of Bobby Fischer, the players represented the usual mix of Old Guard and Impudent Youngsters, to wit: ... [more]

Player: Bernard Zuckerman

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Larry Evans vs B Zuckerman  ½-½641974US ChampionshipE46 Nimzo-Indian
2. B Zuckerman vs Reshevsky  ½-½211974US ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
3. N Weinstein vs B Zuckerman  ½-½121974US ChampionshipB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
4. B Zuckerman vs L Gilden  0-1611974US ChampionshipC19 French, Winawer, Advance
5. K Commons vs B Zuckerman  1-0451974US ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
6. B Zuckerman vs Soltis ½-½221974US ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
7. J A Grefe vs B Zuckerman  ½-½101974US ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
8. B Zuckerman vs Browne  ½-½311974US ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
9. Rogoff vs B Zuckerman  1-0441974US ChampionshipA15 English
10. B Zuckerman vs Bisguier  ½-½141974US ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
11. A Karklins vs B Zuckerman  0-1321974US ChampionshipB58 Sicilian
12. B Zuckerman vs Benko  ½-½161974US ChampionshipB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
13. Saidy vs B Zuckerman  ½-½131974US ChampionshipA14 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-25-14  optimal play: <<<<Chess title to Browne>

CHICAGO, Sunday (AAP). — >

Walter Browne, 25, an international grandmaster and twice Australian champion, won the title of US Chess Champion on Friday when he finished with a draw in his 13th and final round of the national tournament, Associated Press reported.

He was competing against the 13 top players in the nation, excluding Bobby Fischer who declined to enter.

Browne's attitude about beating Fischer?

"I wouldn't beat him right now", he said. "I think I could beat him in an odd match, but he's better".>

- The Canberra Times (ACT) issue Monday 5 August 1974>

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