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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: Kenneth Rogoff

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Rogoff vs Soltis  ½-½141974US ChampionshipE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
2. Browne vs Rogoff 1-0411974US ChampionshipB60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
3. Rogoff vs Bisguier  ½-½771974US ChampionshipE08 Catalan, Closed
4. Benko vs Rogoff ½-½301974US ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
5. Rogoff vs Larry Evans  0-1461974US ChampionshipB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
6. N Weinstein vs Rogoff ½-½111974US ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
7. Rogoff vs K Commons  1-0421974US ChampionshipD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. J A Grefe vs Rogoff  ½-½301974US ChampionshipC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
9. Rogoff vs B Zuckerman  1-0441974US ChampionshipA15 English
10. Rogoff vs A Karklins  ½-½201974US ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
11. Saidy vs Rogoff 0-1361974US ChampionshipA15 English
12. Rogoff vs Reshevsky 0-1281974US ChampionshipC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
13. L Gilden vs Rogoff  0-1421974US ChampionshipC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
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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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