36th US Championship; 1990
Jacksonville, FL

For the first time, a Knockout Format was adopted for this tournament. The Octi, Quarter and Semi-Finals were 2 game matches, with additional 2-game matches to break any ties. The Finals were Best of 5.


OCTI-FINALS         QUARTER-FINALS          SEMI-FINALS       FINALS
Alburt        11
Seirawan      00    Alburt        011   
                    Dlugy         100
Dlugy         1011                          
Ivanov, A.    0100                          Alburt        1
                                            deFirmian     0  
deFirmian     1
Scherzer      0    deFirmian     1
                    Rachels       0
Rachels       1                                              Alburt        111
Brooks        0                                              Christiansen  000

Gulko         1
Kudrin        0
                    Gulko         100
Gurevich      00    Dzindzi       011
Dzindz        11
                                            Dzindzi       0
Benjamin      1                            Christiansen  1
Ivanov, I.    0    Benjamin      0
                    Christiansen  1
Christiansen  11
Browne        00



COMPOSITE SCORES

  1.  Lev Alburt              +8-1=5  10-3

  2.  Larry Christiansen      +4-3=2   5 -4

3-4.  Roman Dzindzichashvili  +4-2=3   5-3
3-4.  Nick deFirmian          +2-1=3   3-2

5-8.  Maxim Dlugy             +4-3=4   6 -5
5-8.  Boris Gulko             +2-2=3   3-3
5-8.  Joel Benjamin           +1-1=2   2 -2
5-8.  Stuart Rachels          +1-1=2   2 -2

9-16. Alexander Ivanov        +1-3=0   1 -3
9-16. Alex Sherzer            +0-1=1    -1
9-16. Michael Brooks          +0-1=1    -1
9-16. Sergei Kudrin           +0-1=1    -1
9-16. Igor Ivanov             +0-1=1    -1
9-16. Dmitry Gurevich         +0-2=0   0 -2
9-16. Walter Browne           +0-2=0   0 -2
9-16. Yasser Seirawan         +0-2=0   0 -2



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