25th US Championship; 1977
September 25 - October 14
Mentor, OH

                  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4
 1. Browne        x 1  1   0 1    1 1 1  9 - 4
 2. Byrne, R.     0 x  1       1 1 1 1  8- 4
 3. Reshevsky       x 0 1  1 0 1     1  7- 5
 4. Grefe         0 0 1 x  1 1   1   0 1  7- 5
 5. Lein            0  x   1      1  7 - 6
 6. Zuckerman        0  x    1  1    7 - 6
 7. Tarjan        1  0 0   x       1  6- 6
 8. Christiansen  0  1  0   x 1 1  0  0  6 - 7
 9. Matera          0     0 x 0 1 1    6 - 7
10. Ghizdavu         0  0  0 1 x 0  1   5- 7
11. Peters         0       0 1 x 0    5- 7
12. Shamkovich    0 0    0  1 0  1 x 0 1  5- 7
13. Soltis        0 0  1   0   0  1 x 0  5 - 8
14. Fedorowicz    0 0 0 0 0  0 1    0 1 x  4- 8




  • First prize was $3500.

  • Larry Evans and William Lombardy boycotted this tournament when the $700 Grandmaster fee from recent events was not offered. It and the $500 champion's fee were rolled into the general prize fund. (CL&R, 1/78, p. 10).


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