US Championships 1998


US Championships Group A

Round 1 (1998.10.31)

DeFirmian, Nick E        -  Shabalov, Alexander      1-0   56  B32  Sicilian
Dzindzichashvili, Roman  -  Ivanov, Igor V           1/2   15  C14  French; Classical
Seirawan, Yasser         -  Gurevich, Dmitry         1/2   14  D20  QGA;
Christiansen, Larry M    -  Kudrin, Sergey           1/2   74  D89  Gruenfeld indian

Round 2 (1998.11.01)

Gurevich, Dmitry         -  Dzindzichashvili, Roman  1/2   27  E11  Bogo indian
Kudrin, Sergey           -  Seirawan, Yasser         1-0   34  B17  Caro-Kann
Ivanov, Igor V           -  DeFirmian, Nick E        1/2   19  A37  English; 1.c4 c5
Shabalov, Alexander      -  Christiansen, Larry M    1-0   31  D63  QGD;

Round 3 (1998.11.02)

DeFirmian, Nick E        -  Gurevich, Dmitry         1-0   40  B88  Sicilian
Dzindzichashvili, Roman  -  Kudrin, Sergey           1/2   35  D70  1.d4 d5 2.c4 g6
Seirawan, Yasser         -  Christiansen, Larry M    1-0   61  E15  Nimzo indian
Ivanov, Igor V           -  Shabalov, Alexander      1-0   39  E61  Kings indian

Round 4 (1998.11.03)

Gurevich, Dmitry         -  Ivanov, Igor V           1-0   62  E14  Nimzo indian
Kudrin, Sergey           -  DeFirmian, Nick E        0-1   52  B23  Sicilian; Closed
Christiansen, Larry M    -  Dzindzichashvili, Roman  1/2   30  E44  Nimzo indian
Shabalov, Alexander      -  Seirawan, Yasser         1/2   65  E18  Nimzo indian

Round 5 (1998.11.04)

DeFirmian, Nick E        -  Christiansen, Larry M    1/2   11  B09  Pirc; Austrian
Gurevich, Dmitry         -  Shabalov, Alexander      1-0   42  E63  Kings indian
Dzindzichashvili, Roman  -  Seirawan, Yasser         1/2   17  E12  Nimzo indian
Ivanov, Igor V           -  Kudrin, Sergey           0-1   35  D71  1.d4 d5 2.c4 g6

Round 6 (1998.11.05)

Kudrin, Sergey           -  Gurevich, Dmitry         1/2   13  B08  Pirc; Classical
Seirawan, Yasser         -  DeFirmian, Nick E        1/2   41  D32  Queen's gambit
Christiansen, Larry M    -  Ivanov, Igor V           1-0    0
Shabalov, Alexander      -  Dzindzichashvili, Roman  0-1    0

Round 7 (1998.11.06)

DeFirmian, Nick E        -  Dzindzichashvili, Roman  1/2   15  C99  Ruy Lopez
Gurevich, Dmitry         -  Christiansen, Larry M    1-0  108  D33  Queen's gambit
Kudrin, Sergey           -  Shabalov, Alexander      1/2   25  B30  Sicilian
Ivanov, Igor V           -  Seirawan, Yasser         0-1   50  A04  Reti (1.Nf3)


Denver USA (USA), X-XI 1998                      cat. XIII (2573)

                                       1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

1 DeFirmian, Nick E        g USA 2605  * 1 = 1 = = = 1  5.0  2726
2 Gurevich, Dmitry         g USA 2505  0 * = = = 1 1 1  4.5  2684
3 Dzindzichashvili, Roman  g USA 2545  = = * = = = = 1  4.0  2627
4 Kudrin, Sergey           g USA 2540  0 = = * 1 = 1 =  4.0  2627
5 Seirawan, Yasser         g USA 2630  = = = 0 * 1 1 =  4.0  2615
6 Christiansen, Larry M    g USA 2610  = 0 = = 0 * 1 0  2.5  2465
7 Ivanov, Igor V           m USA 2505  = 0 = 0 0 0 * 1  2.0  2424
8 Shabalov, Alexander      g USA 2645  0 0 0 = = 1 0 *  2.0  2404


US Championships Group B

Round 1 (1998.10.31)

Benjamin, Joel       -  Sokolin, Leonid M    1/2   18  C24  1.e4 e5
Fedorowicz, John P   -  Gulko, Boris F       1/2   22  B30  Sicilian
Shaked, Tal          -  Browne, Walter S     1-0   36  A27  English; 1.c4 e5
Yermolinsky, Alex    -  Kaidanov, Gregory S  1/2   38  D26  QGA;

Round 2 (1998.11.01)

Gulko, Boris F       -  Shaked, Tal          1/2   18  A37  English; 1.c4 c5
Kaidanov, Gregory S  -  Benjamin, Joel       1-0   58  A08  Reti (1.Nf3)
Sokolin, Leonid M    -  Fedorowicz, John P   1/2   31  B50  Sicilian
Browne, Walter S     -  Yermolinsky, Alex    0-1   60  D85  Gruenfeld indian

Round 3 (1998.11.02)

Fedorowicz, John P   -  Benjamin, Joel       1/2   10  A21  English; 1.c4 e5
Shaked, Tal          -  Sokolin, Leonid M    1/2   25  A35  English; 1.c4 c5
Yermolinsky, Alex    -  Gulko, Boris F       1/2   19  B65  Sicilian
Browne, Walter S     -  Kaidanov, Gregory S  1-0   40  D20  QGA;

Round 4 (1998.11.03)

Benjamin, Joel       -  Shaked, Tal          1-0   26  B30  Sicilian
Gulko, Boris F       -  Browne, Walter S     1-0   20  D32  Queen's gambit
Kaidanov, Gregory S  -  Fedorowicz, John P   0-1   50  E73  Kings indian
Sokolin, Leonid M    -  Yermolinsky, Alex    1/2   15  A45  Queen's pawn

Round 5 (1998.11.04)

Gulko, Boris F       -  Kaidanov, Gregory S  1/2   38  A33  English; 1.c4 c5
Shaked, Tal          -  Fedorowicz, John P   1-0   67  D79  1.d4 d5 2.c4 g6
Yermolinsky, Alex    -  Benjamin, Joel       0-1   72  B08  Pirc; Classical
Browne, Walter S     -  Sokolin, Leonid M    1/2   93  D46  Semi-Slav

Round 6 (1998.11.05)

Benjamin, Joel       -  Browne, Walter S     1/2   48  E12  Nimzo indian
Fedorowicz, John P   -  Yermolinsky, Alex    1-0    0
Kaidanov, Gregory S  -  Shaked, Tal          1/2    0
Sokolin, Leonid M    -  Gulko, Boris F       1/2    0

Round 7 (1998.11.06)

Gulko, Boris F       -  Benjamin, Joel       1/2   12  A21  English; 1.c4 e5
Sokolin, Leonid M    -  Kaidanov, Gregory S  0-1   45  D20  QGA;
Yermolinsky, Alex    -  Shaked, Tal          1/2   54  A60  Modern Benoni
Browne, Walter S     -  Fedorowicz, John P   1/2   18  E97  Kings indian; Main line


Denver USA (USA), X-XI 1998                                  cat. XIII (2561)

                                    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8

1 Benjamin, Joel       g USA 2595   *   =   =   1   0   =   1   =   4.0  2606
2 Fedorowicz, John P   g USA 2540   =   *   =   0   1   =   1   =   4.0  2614
3 Gulko, Boris F       g USA 2585   =   =   *   =   =   =   =   1   4.0  2607
4 Shaked, Tal          g USA 2490   0   1   =   *   =   =   =   1   4.0  2621
5 Kaidanov, Gregory S  g USA 2625   1   0   =   =   *   1   =   0   3.5  2552
6 Sokolin, Leonid M    m USA 2515   =   =   =   =   0   *   =   =   3.0  2517
7 Yermolinsky, Alex    g USA 2625   0   0   =   =   =   =   *   1   3.0  2502
8 Browne, Walter S     g USA 2515   =   =   0   0   1   =   0   *   2.5  2465

US Championships (women)

Round 1 (1998.10.31)

Krush, Irina            -  Burtman, Sharon         1-0   39  A81  Dutch defence
Khan, Anna              -  Frenklakh, Jennie       1-0   40  D45  Semi-Slav
Epstein, Esther         -  Belakovskaia, Anjelina  1-0   40  C26  1.e4 e5
Sagalchik, Olga         -  Shahade, Jennifer       0-1   48  D85  Gruenfeld indian
Zitserman, Tatyana      -  Jezierska, Ivona        0-1   57  E69  Kings indian

Round 2 (1998.11.01)

Shahade, Jennifer       -  Khan, Anna              1-0   39  B30  Sicilian
Burtman, Sharon         -  Zitserman, Tatyana      1-0   52  E09  Nimzo indian
Belakovskaia, Anjelina  -  Sagalchik, Olga         1-0   33  A53  Benoni
Frenklakh, Jennie       -  Krush, Irina            0-1   28  D02  Queen's pawn
Jezierska, Ivona        -  Epstein, Esther         0-1   30  C00  French

Round 3 (1998.11.02)

Krush, Irina            -  Shahade, Jennifer       1-0   23  A16  English; 1.c4
Khan, Anna              -  Sagalchik, Olga         1-0   33  A55  Benoni
Epstein, Esther         -  Burtman, Sharon         1/2   60  B30  Sicilian
Jezierska, Ivona        -  Belakovskaia, Anjelina  0-1   39  B19  Caro-Kann
Zitserman, Tatyana      -  Frenklakh, Jennie       0-1   32  A21  English; 1.c4 e5

Round 4 (1998.11.03)

Shahade, Jennifer       -  Zitserman, Tatyana      1-0   70  B93  Sicilian; Najdorf
Burtman, Sharon         -  Jezierska, Ivona        1-0   63  E81  Kings indian; Saemisch
Belakovskaia, Anjelina  -  Khan, Anna              1-0   43  B32  Sicilian
Frenklakh, Jennie       -  Epstein, Esther         0-1   62  B25  Sicilian; Closed
Sagalchik, Olga         -  Krush, Irina            0-1   47  D27  QGA;

Round 5 (1998.11.04)

Krush, Irina            -  Khan, Anna              1/2   20  A43  Queen's pawn
Burtman, Sharon         -  Belakovskaia, Anjelina  1-0   61  A65  Modern Benoni
Epstein, Esther         -  Shahade, Jennifer       0-1   34  B78  Sicilian; Dragon
Jezierska, Ivona        -  Frenklakh, Jennie       0-1   45  A07  Reti (1.Nf3)
Zitserman, Tatyana      -  Sagalchik, Olga         0-1   30  A21  English; 1.c4 e5

Round 6 (1998.11.05)

Khan, Anna              -  Zitserman, Tatyana      1-0   40  E54  Nimzo indian
Shahade, Jennifer       -  Jezierska, Ivona        1-0   24  B08  Pirc; Classical
Belakovskaia, Anjelina  -  Krush, Irina            0-1   53  B67  Sicilian
Frenklakh, Jennie       -  Burtman, Sharon         1/2   48  A83  Dutch defence
Sagalchik, Olga         -  Epstein, Esther         1/2   10  D23  QGA;

Round 7 (1998.11.06)

Burtman, Sharon         -  Shahade, Jennifer       1-0   39
Epstein, Esther         -  Khan, Anna              0-1    0
Frenklakh, Jennie       -  Belakovskaia, Anjelina  0-1    0
Jezierska, Ivona        -  Sagalchik, Olga         0-1    0
Zitserman, Tatyana      -  Krush, Irina            0-1    0

Round 8 (1998.11.07)

Krush, Irina            -  Epstein, Esther         1-0   38  E31  Nimzo indian
Khan, Anna              -  Jezierska, Ivona        1-0   57  E97  Kings indian; Main line
Shahade, Jennifer       -  Frenklakh, Jennie       0-1   26  B10  Caro-Kann
Belakovskaia, Anjelina  -  Zitserman, Tatyana      1-0   41  B26  Sicilian; Closed
Sagalchik, Olga         -  Burtman, Sharon         1/2   44  A83  Dutch defence

Round 9 (1998.11.08)

Shahade, Jennifer       -  Belakovskaia, Anjelina  1-0    1
Burtman, Sharon         -  Khan, Anna              0-1   30  D45  Semi-Slav
Epstein, Esther         -  Zitserman, Tatyana      1-0    1
Frenklakh, Jennie       -  Sagalchik, Olga         1-0    1
Jezierska, Ivona        -  Krush, Irina            0-1    1

Denver USA (USA), X-XI 1998

                                       1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0

 1 Krush, Irina              USA 2275  * = 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  8.5  2619
 2 Khan, Anna             wm USA 2265  = * 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1  6.5  2342
 3 Shahade, Jennifer         USA 2185  0 1 * 0 1 1 0 1 1 1  6.0  2310
 4 Burtman, Sharon        wm USA 2090  0 0 1 * 1 = = = 1 1  5.5  2276
 5 Belakovskaia, Anjelina wg USA 2380  0 1 0 0 * 0 1 1 1 1  5.0  2206
 6 Epstein, Esther        wm USA 2250  0 0 0 = 1 * 1 = 1 1  5.0  2221
 7 Frenklakh, Jennie         USA 2110  0 0 1 = 0 0 * 1 1 1  4.5  2193
 8 Sagalchik, Olga           USA 2140  0 0 0 = 0 = 0 * 1 1  3.0  2065
 9 Jezierska, Ivona       wf USA 2100  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 * 1  1.0  1844
10 Zitserman, Tatyana        USA 2060  0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *  0.0