22nd US Championship; 1973
September 9-27
El Paso, TX

                1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3
 1. Kavalek     x 1     1 1  1 1 1 1  9- 2
 2. Grefe       0 x 1   1 1 1 1 1 1 1   9- 2
 3. Browne       0 x     1 1 1 1 1 1  8- 3
 4. Tarjan         x 1  1 0 1 1     7- 4
 5. Evans          0 x  0  1 1   1  6- 5
 6. Benko        0    x     1  1  6- 5
 7. Karklins    0 0  0 1  x   0 1 1 1  6 - 6
 8. Mednis      0 0 0 1    x  0  1 1  5- 6
 9. Bisguier     0 0 0 0    x  1  1  5 - 7
10. Gilden      0 0 0 0 0  1 1  x 0    4 - 8
11. Martz       0 0 0   0 0  0 1 x    3- 8
12. Byrne, D.   0 0 0    0 0    x 0  3 - 9
13. Kane        0  0  0 0 0 0 0   1 x  3 - 9


  • There was no playoff. Lubomir Kavalek and John Grefe remained Co-Champions.

  • William Lombardy withdrew hours before the start of the tournament, too late to be replaced, and so the tournament continued with an odd number of players and a bye each round.

  • Report, Chess Life & Review, November and December 1973


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