The United States Championship Thiel College Greenville, Pennsylvania

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Author: Christiansen, Larry M (1956- ) signed

Year: 1983

Publisher: Chess Enterprises, Inc.

Place: Coraopolis, PA


135+[1 ad] pages with frontispiece, tables, diagrams, illustrations, photographs and indices. Octavo (8 1/2" X 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Commentary by Jeremy Silman. Signed by Larry Christiansen. US Tournament series number 5. (Lusis: 2018) First edition.

Fourteen contestants were invited to participate in the 29th United States Chess Championship played in Greenville, Pennsylvania July 14 through August 1, 1983. It became a tightly contested with three players sharing first place with scores of 9/14. These contestants were Larry Christiansen, Walter Browne and Roman Dzindzichashvili. In sole third was Nick de Firmian a full point behind. A point behind him was Joel Benjamin and Dmitry Gurevich sharing fifth through sixth. Andy Soltis was sole holder of seventh place with a scored of 6.5. Closely followed by him a half point behind was a tie with Lev Alburt and Anatoly Lein. Jay Whitehead was tenth with 5.5. Sergey Kudrin and Kamran Shiraz shared eleventh and twelfth with 5 points each. A point behind them sharing the last two places were James Tarjan and Boris Kogan.


Signed on the half title. Spine sunned, light edge wear, lightly soiled else a very good copy.