Mechanics' Grandmaster Tournament

San Francisco USA (USA), VII 1998              cat. X (2476)

                           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
 1 Hodgson, Julian M      g ENG 2575  * 0 1 = 1 = 1 1 1 1  7.0  2685
 2 Fedorowicz, John P     g USA 2495  1 * 1 = = = 1 0 1 =  6.0  2598
 3 Christiansen, Larry M  g USA 2575  0 0 * 1 1 = = 1 1 1  6.0  2590
 4 Benjamin, Joel         g USA 2595  = = 0 * = = 1 = 1 1  5.5  2542
 5 Atalik, Suat           g TUR 2595  0 = 0 = * 1 = 1 1 1  5.5  2542
 6 Gurevich, Dmitry       g USA 2540  = = = = 0 * 1 1 0 1  5.0  2511
 7 Soltis, Andrew E       g USA 2410  0 0 = 0 = 0 * 1 = 1  3.5  2403
 8 Kobese, Watu           m RSA 2330  0 1 0 = 0 0 0 * = =  2.5  2326
 9 Rey, Guillermo         m USA 2335  0 0 0 0 0 1 = = * =  2.5  2325
10 Lobo, Richard            ENG 2310  0 = 0 0 0 0 0 = = *  1.5  2221
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Round 1 (1998.07.10)

Soltis, Andrew E       -  Lobo, Richard          1-0   26  B23  Sicilian; Closed
Gurevich, Dmitry       -  Fedorowicz, John P     1/2   42  E97  Kings indian; Main line
Benjamin, Joel         -  Christiansen, Larry M  0-1   39  C42  Petroff defence
Rey, Guillermo         -  Atalik, Suat           0-1   36  A46  Queen's pawn
Kobese, Watu           -  Hodgson, Julian M      0-1   36  B08  Pirc; Classical

Round 2 (1998.07.11)

Hodgson, Julian M      -  Soltis, Andrew E       1-0   41  B06  Modern defence
Christiansen, Larry M  -  Kobese, Watu           1-0   26  A81  Dutch defence
Atalik, Suat           -  Benjamin, Joel         1/2   41  B07  Pirc
Fedorowicz, John P     -  Rey, Guillermo         1-0   34  C19  French; Winawer
Lobo, Richard          -  Gurevich, Dmitry       0-1   52  E14  Nimzo indian

Round 3 (1998.07.12)

Hodgson, Julian M      -  Lobo, Richard          1-0   41  D79  1.d4 d5 2.c4 g6
Soltis, Andrew E       -  Christiansen, Larry M  1/2   46  B30  Sicilian
Benjamin, Joel         -  Fedorowicz, John P     1/2   15  C01  French; Exchange
Rey, Guillermo         -  Gurevich, Dmitry       1-0   33  A45  Queen's pawn
Kobese, Watu           -  Atalik, Suat           0-1   50  B58  Sicilian

Round 4 (1998.07.13)

Fedorowicz, John P     -  Kobese, Watu           0-1   53  C47  Four knights
Christiansen, Larry M  -  Hodgson, Julian M      0-1   50  B22  Sicilian; Alapin (2.c3)
Atalik, Suat           -  Soltis, Andrew E       1/2   18  A53  Benoni
Gurevich, Dmitry       -  Benjamin, Joel         1/2   27  A41  Queen's pawn
Lobo, Richard          -  Rey, Guillermo         1/2    9  E18  Nimzo indian

Round 5 (1998.07.14)

Hodgson, Julian M      -  Atalik, Suat           1-0   27  A06  Reti (1.Nf3)
Christiansen, Larry M  -  Lobo, Richard          1-0   59  A33  English; 1.c4 c5
Benjamin, Joel         -  Rey, Guillermo         1-0   35  C02  French; Advance
Soltis, Andrew E       -  Fedorowicz, John P     0-1   51  B31  Sicilian
Kobese, Watu           -  Gurevich, Dmitry       0-1   39  B88  Sicilian

Round 6 (1998.07.15)

Fedorowicz, John P     -  Hodgson, Julian M      1-0   51  B08  Pirc; Classical
Atalik, Suat           -  Christiansen, Larry M  0-1   41  E32  Nimzo indian
Gurevich, Dmitry       -  Soltis, Andrew E       1-0   30  D25  QGA;
Rey, Guillermo         -  Kobese, Watu           1/2   45  A86  Dutch defence
Lobo, Richard          -  Benjamin, Joel         0-1   40  A21  English; 1.c4 e5

Round 7 (1998.07.16)

Hodgson, Julian M      -  Gurevich, Dmitry       1/2   13  A45  Queen's pawn
Christiansen, Larry M  -  Fedorowicz, John P     0-1   57  B52  Sicilian
Atalik, Suat           -  Lobo, Richard          1-0   34  D46  Semi-Slav
Soltis, Andrew E       -  Rey, Guillermo         1/2   16  B30  Sicilian
Kobese, Watu           -  Benjamin, Joel         1/2   41  B06  Modern defence

Round 8 (1998.07.17)

Fedorowicz, John P     -  Atalik, Suat           1/2    9  D13  Slav defence
Benjamin, Joel         -  Soltis, Andrew E       1-0   35  C61  Ruy Lopez
Gurevich, Dmitry       -  Christiansen, Larry M  1/2   50  E06  Nimzo indian
Rey, Guillermo         -  Hodgson, Julian M      0-1   35  A41  Queen's pawn
Lobo, Richard          -  Kobese, Watu           1/2   39  E11  Bogo indian

Round 9 (1998.07.18)

Hodgson, Julian M      -  Benjamin, Joel         1/2
Fedorowicz, John P     -  Lobo, Richard          1/2
Christiansen, Larry M  -  Rey, Guillermo         1-0
Atalik, Suat           -  Gurevich, Dmitry       1-0
Soltis, Andrew E       -  Kobese, Watu           1-0

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