15th US Championship and World Championship Zonal; 1962/3
December 16, 1962 - January 3, 1963
New York, NY

                1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2
 1. Fischer     x 1 1  1  1 0   1 1  8 -3
 2. Bisguier    0 x 1     1  1  1  7 -4
 3. Addison     0 0 x  1  1 1   1   6-4
 4. Evans          x   1  1  0 1  6-4
 5. Reshevsky   0  0  x  1 1 1  1   6-4
 6. Byrne, R.        x    1    6 -5
 7. Berliner    0  0 0 0  x 1   1 1  5 -6
 8. Mednis      1 0 0  0  0 x  1  1  5 -6
 9. Benko          0 0    x 0 1   4-6
10. Rossolimo    0    0  0 1 x    4-6
11. Steinmeyer  0  0 1 0  0  0  x 1  4 -7
12. Sherwin     0 0  0   0 0   0 x  2-8

  • As a result of this tournament, Bobby Fischer, and Arthur Bisguier qualified for the 1964 Amsterdam Interzonal.

  • Sammy Reshevsky, Larry Evans, and William Addison finished in a 3-way tie for the final Interzonal spot and played off with Reshevsky winning it:
                1  2  3
    Reshevsky  xx 1 1-  2
    Evans      0 xx   1
    Addison    0-  xx  1
    
    

  • Fischer declined to participate in the Interzonal, and was replaced by Evans. (And I'm not sure why Evans got it instead of Addison. I see no other games played between them that might have decided it.)

  • Arthur Bisguier was replaced by Pal Benko, after losing the following Best of 8 match in which his Interzonal spot was at stake:
              1 2 3 4 5 6
    Benko     1 0 1 1 1   4
    Bisguier  0 1 0 0 0   1
    

    Benko was White in the odd-numbered games.


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