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1998 World Championships
Day 3, Round 20 Pairings

Featured Matches, as chosen by Mark Rosewater:
Randy Buehler (USA) v. Ben Rubin (USA)
Jon Finkel (USA) v. Scott Johns (USA)
Jakub Slemr (Czech Republic) v. Sean Fleischman (USA)
Brian Hacker (USA) v. Gary Krakower (USA)
Player                       Points Table Opponent                     Points
Alfar, Georgina-PHI (99)         21    84 Wong, Docter-TPE (181)           21
Andrade, Fabian-CHI (24)         19    86 Figueiredo, F.-POR (111)         19
Aumonier Ward, J.-NZL (194)      29    48 Klauser, Benedikt (40)           28
Bachmann, David (112)            33    27 Dworak, Florian-GER (68)         33
Barrado Lopez, C.-ESP (167)      33    24 Price, Dave (147)                33
Becker, Jonathan (32)            22    78 Llopis Martinez, P.-ESP (169)    22
Bevand, Manuel-FRA (63)          31    34 Nakamura, Satoshi (46)           31
Bingen, Sturla (58)              32    30 Fortenberry, Gary (35)           31
Bishop, Chris (113)              30    36 Paselli, Andrea-ITA (83)         30
Blatny, Petr-CZE (26)            24    74 Chai, Ming Huang R.-SIN (202)    24
Bocock, David-NZL (197)          21    82 Ishibashi, Masashi-JPN (86)      21
Bosch, Kelvin-RSA (163)          27    57 Estrada, Gerardo G.-MEX (92)     27
Brickwell, Daniel-GER (67)       37     9 Wise, Gary (157)                 37
Britto, Romario T.-BRA (16)      30    41 Gysemans, Peter-BEL (15)         30
Bromberger, John-RSA (164)       15    90 Hsu, Aric-TPE (178)              13
Buccolo, Ricardo-ARG (1)         30    42 Tsai, Tony (155)                 30
Buehler, Randy (114)             39     5 Rubin, Ben (150)                 40
Burgner, Kurt (116)              34    18 Stanoev, Ivan-CZE (31)           34
Burgues, Enric R.-MEX (91)       18    88 Neff, Sepp-SUI (177)             16
Chai, Ming Huang R.-SIN (202)    24    74 Blatny, Petr-CZE (26)            24
Chan, Feming (117)               33    21 Wolfensberger, Michael (49)      33
Chapela, Gustavo-MEX (203)       30    40 Crapuchettes, Dominic (121)      30
Chen, Nick-CAN (20)              29    46 Place, Matt (146)                29
Chinnock, John (118)             28    50 Foket, Kurt-BEL (14)             28
Clegg, Daniel (33)               28    52 Linde, Matt-USA (192)            28
Coene, Dominique-BEL (12)        22    77 Dogan, Timur-SUI (175)           23
Coltman, Dane-AUS (5)            25    67 Tesselaar, Han-NED (183)         25
Comer, Alan (120)                37     8 Le Pine, Mark (137)              38
Crapuchettes, Dominic (121)      30    40 Chapela, Gustavo-MEX (203)       30
Currence, Bryce-USA (191)        30    35 Ming, Au Yeung Hon-HKG (71)      31
Debard, Michael (196)            33    26 Eikefet, Kim-NOR (96)            33
Demazeau, Fabien-FRA (64)        28    49 Glodt, Romain-LTH (90)           28
Derdak, Christian-AUT (9)        28    53 Moungey, Jason (45)              28
D'Hondt, Jean Louis-BEL (13)     24    76 Hsieh, Frank-TPE (180)           23
Dickinson, Matt-AUS (6)          33    20 Nyegaard, Timme-DEN (193)        33
Do Rego, Ezequiel-ARG (2)        25    68 Maier, Gero-ARG (3)              25
Dogan, Timur-SUI (175)           23    77 Coene, Dominique-BEL (12)        22
Duynisveld, Marco-NED (182)      31    32 Gregorich, C.-AUT (199)          31
Dworak, Florian-GER (68)         33    27 Bachmann, David (112)            33
Edwards, Rudy (122)              36    12 Snygg, Mikko-FIN (61)            36
Eikefet, Kim-NOR (96)            33    26 Debard, Michael (196)            33
Eskeland, Sigurd (123)           31    33 Jensen, Thomas D.-DEN (56)       31
Estrada, Gerardo G.-MEX (92)     27    57 Bosch, Kelvin-RSA (163)          27
Farkas, Ben (124)                33    25 Lee, Beng Hai-SIN (160)          33
Figueiredo, F.-POR (111)         19    86 Andrade, Fabian-CHI (24)         19
Fiil, Tore-DEN (55)              29    45 Maher, Jr., Bob (43)             29
Finkel, Jon-USA (125)            45     1 Johns, Scott (39)                46
Fleischman, Sean (34)            40     4 Slemr, Jakub (152)               40
Foket, Kurt-BEL (14)             28    50 Chinnock, John (118)             28
Fortenberry, Gary (35)           31    30 Bingen, Sturla (58)              32
Fujita, Tsuyoshi-JPN (85)        28    51 Gabor, Papp-LTH (72)             28
Fuller, Ryan (126)               29    44 Kroger, Peer (135)               30
Gabor, Papp-LTH (72)             28    51 Fujita, Tsuyoshi-JPN (85)        28
Gallion, Daniel-LTH (89)         21    81 Proschofsky, A.-AUT (10)         21
Gallitz, Donald (36)             29    47 Weissman, Brian (54)             29
Geertsen, Svend Sparre (127)     33    23 Salem, Gisle-NOR (98)            33
Gilpin, Steven (37)              31    29 Lauer, Erik (27)                 32
Glodt, Romain-LTH (90)           28    49 Demazeau, Fabien-FRA (64)        28
Gregorich, C.-AUT (199)          31    32 Duynisveld, Marco-NED (182)      31
Guevin, Thomas (170)             33    28 Malherbaud, Pierre-FRA (66)      32
Gysemans, Peter-BEL (15)         30    41 Britto, Romario T.-BRA (16)      30
Haberli, Jurg-SUI (176)          30    43 Van den Broek, V.-NED (185)      30
Hacker, Brian (128)              39     6 Krakower, Gary (134)             39
Hein, Dirk-GER (69)              30    37 Maioli, Douglas-ARG (4)          30
Helvik, Snorre-NOR (97)          26    64 Hiltunen, Arto-FIN (59)          26
Herms, Roc-ESP (168)             26    63 Windauer, Ron-AUT (11)           26
Hernandez, Marc-FRA (65)         31    31 Walsh, Justin-IRL (77)           31
Herzog, Nicolai-NOR (195)        30    38 Natale, Tommaso-ITA (82)         30
Hiltunen, Arto-FIN (59)          26    64 Helvik, Snorre-NOR (97)          26
Ho, Rod-AUS (7)                  33    22 Schneider, Justin (151)          33
Hsieh, Frank-TPE (180)           23    76 D'Hondt, Jean Louis-BEL (13)     24
Hsu, Aric-TPE (178)              13    90 Bromberger, John-RSA (164)       15
Ishibashi, Masashi-JPN (86)      21    82 Bocock, David-NZL (197)          21
Ishida, Itaru-JPN (87)           27    55 Manners, Chris-GBR (187)         27
Jensen, Thomas D.-DEN (56)       31    33 Eskeland, Sigurd (123)           31
Johns, Scott (39)                46     1 Finkel, Jon-USA (125)            45
Jorstedt, Mattias-SWE (172)      24    71 Kucera, Rudolf-CZE (28)          24
Kastle, Darwin (131)             35    15 Laznovsky, Martin-CZE (29)       36
Katz, Adam (132)                 30    39 Vall Brillas, David-ESP (171)    30
Kirk, S. Ryan-CAN (21)           27    60 Rade, Olle-SWE (148)             27
Klauser, Benedikt (40)           28    48 Aumonier Ward, J.-NZL (194)      29
Kloeckner, Kyle (41)             25    66 Nurse, Michael-RSA (166)         25
Konstanczer, Andre (133)         35    16 Rank, Derek (51)                 35
Krakower, Gary (134)             39     6 Hacker, Brian (128)              39
Kroger, Peer (135)               30    44 Fuller, Ryan (126)               29
Kucera, Rudolf-CZE (28)          24    71 Jorstedt, Mattias-SWE (172)      24
Kuhn, Janosch-GER (70)           38     7 Walamies, Tomi-FIN (62)          39
Kunzler, Matthias-SUI (201)      16    89 Morbidelli, Simone-ITA (81)      15
Ladra, Lukas (136)               27    54 Laier, Peter-DEN (57)            27
Laier, Peter-DEN (57)            27    54 Ladra, Lukas (136)               27
Lauer, Erik (27)                 32    29 Gilpin, Steven (37)              31
Laznovsky, Martin-CZE (29)       36    15 Kastle, Darwin (131)             35
Le Pine, Mark (137)              38     8 Comer, Alan (120)                37
Lee, Beng Hai-SIN (160)          33    25 Farkas, Ben (124)                33
Leiher, Peter (42)               36    11 Radonjic, Peter-CAN (30)         36
Leivo, Matti-SWE (173)           26    65 Simpson, Mark-NZL (94)           26
Levy, Raphael (138)              43     2 Pikula, Chris (144)              42
Linde, Matt-USA (192)            28    52 Clegg, Daniel (33)               28
Lirag, Raffy-PHI (100)           26    62 Sequeira, Rui-POR (110)          26
Llopis Martinez, P.-ESP (169)    22    78 Becker, Jonathan (32)            22
Long, Michael-USA (139)          36    10 Rodrigues Leone, M.-BRA (19)     37
Machado, Marco A.-BRA (17)       22    79 Rafael, Joaquin-POR (109)        22
Maher, Jr., Bob (43)             29    45 Fiil, Tore-DEN (55)              29
Maier, Gero-ARG (3)              25    68 Do Rego, Ezequiel-ARG (2)        25
Maioli, Douglas-ARG (4)          30    37 Hein, Dirk-GER (69)              30
Malherbaud, Pierre-FRA (66)      32    28 Guevin, Thomas (170)             33
Manners, Chris-GBR (187)         27    55 Ishida, Itaru-JPN (87)           27
Marais, Ruaan-RSA (165)          27    59 Starak, Yaro-AUS (8)             27
Martin del Campo, A-MEX (93)     25    69 Tsukamoto, Toshiki-JPN (88)      25
Martins, Eduardo-POR (108)       27    56 Sochon, Michael (153)            27
Matsuo, Goro (44)                27    58 Moss Allison, N.-GBR (189)       27
McCandless, Robin-GBR (188)      24    70 Vefa, Yusuf-LTH (186)            25
McCarrel, Casey (140)            36    13 Tsang, Terry-CAN (22)            36
Ming, Au Yeung Hon-HKG (71)      31    35 Currence, Bryce-USA (191)        30
Morbidelli, Simone-ITA (81)      15    89 Kunzler, Matthias-SUI (201)      16
Moss Allison, N.-GBR (189)       27    58 Matsuo, Goro (44)                27
Moungey, Jason (45)              28    53 Derdak, Christian-AUT (9)        28
Nakamura, Satoshi (46)           31    34 Bevand, Manuel-FRA (63)          31
Natale, Tommaso-ITA (82)         30    38 Herzog, Nicolai-NOR (195)        30
Neff, Sepp-SUI (177)             16    88 Burgues, Enric R.-MEX (91)       18
Nishioka, Andrew (141)           27    61 Wilson, Chris-NZL (95)           27
Nurse, Michael-RSA (166)         25    66 Kloeckner, Kyle (41)             25
Nyegaard, Timme-DEN (193)        33    20 Dickinson, Matt-AUS (6)          33
Olpiner, Eviatar-ISR (78)        18    87 Pratama, Arvan-INA (73)          18
O'Mahoney Schwartz, Stev (142)   36    14 Serio, Ronny (53)                36
Paselli, Andrea-ITA (83)         30    36 Bishop, Chris (113)              30
Peleg, Uri-ISR (200)             22    80 Wolf, Andrew (158)               22
Phillipps, Eric (143)            34    17 Turian, Michael (156)            34
Pikula, Chris (144)              42     2 Levy, Raphael (138)              43
Place, Matt (146)                29    46 Chen, Nick-CAN (20)              29
Pong, Hee Tee Robin-SIN (161)    21    83 Yaneza, Richard-PHI (102)        21
Pratama, Arvan-INA (73)          18    87 Olpiner, Eviatar-ISR (78)        18
Price, Dave (147)                33    24 Barrado Lopez, C.-ESP (167)      33
Proschofsky, A.-AUT (10)         21    81 Gallion, Daniel-LTH (89)         21
Punakallio, Mikko-FIN (60)       34    19 Rose, Kyle (149)                 33
Rade, Olle-SWE (148)             27    60 Kirk, S. Ryan-CAN (21)           27
Radonjic, Peter-CAN (30)         36    11 Leiher, Peter (42)               36
Rafael, Joaquin-POR (109)        22    79 Machado, Marco A.-BRA (17)       22
Rank, Derek (51)                 35    16 Konstanczer, Andre (133)         35
Rebagliati, Nicola-ITA (84)      20    85 Sanchez, Rodrigo-CHI (23)        19
Rodrigues Leone, M.-BRA (19)     37    10 Long, Michael-USA (139)          36
Rose, Kyle (149)                 33    19 Punakallio, Mikko-FIN (60)       34
Rubin, Ben (150)                 40     5 Buehler, Randy (114)             39
Salem, Gisle-NOR (98)            33    23 Geertsen, Svend Sparre (127)     33
Sanchez, Rodrigo-CHI (23)        19    85 Rebagliati, Nicola-ITA (84)      20
Schneider, Justin (151)          33    22 Ho, Rod-AUS (7)                  33
Selden, Brian (52)               41     3 Yoo, John (159)                  40
Sequeira, Rui-POR (110)          26    62 Lirag, Raffy-PHI (100)           26
Serio, Ronny (53)                36    14 O'Mahoney Schwartz, Stev (142)   36
Simpson, Mark-NZL (94)           26    65 Leivo, Matti-SWE (173)           26
Slemr, Jakub (152)               40     4 Fleischman, Sean (34)            40
Snygg, Mikko-FIN (61)            36    12 Edwards, Rudy (122)              36
Sochon, Michael (153)            27    56 Martins, Eduardo-POR (108)       27
Stanoev, Ivan-CZE (31)           34    18 Burgner, Kurt (116)              34
Starak, Yaro-AUS (8)             27    59 Marais, Ruaan-RSA (165)          27
Stockdale, Leif-SWE (174)        24    72 Teoh, Leong Wee A.-SIN (162)     24
Sy, Teddy-PHI (101)              24    75 Van de Logt, Tom-NED (184)       24
Tang, Autrijus-TPE (179)         24    73 Vyhmeister, Eduardo-CHI (25)     24
Teoh, Leong Wee A.-SIN (162)     24    72 Stockdale, Leif-SWE (174)        24
Tesselaar, Han-NED (183)         25    67 Coltman, Dane-AUS (5)            25
Tsai, Tony (155)                 30    42 Buccolo, Ricardo-ARG (1)         30
Tsang, Terry-CAN (22)            36    13 McCarrel, Casey (140)            36
Tsukamoto, Toshiki-JPN (88)      25    69 Martin del Campo, A-MEX (93)     25
Turian, Michael (156)            34    17 Phillipps, Eric (143)            34
Vall Brillas, David-ESP (171)    30    39 Katz, Adam (132)                 30
Van de Logt, Tom-NED (184)       24    75 Sy, Teddy-PHI (101)              24
Van den Broek, V.-NED (185)      30    43 Haberli, Jurg-SUI (176)          30
Vefa, Yusuf-LTH (186)            25    70 McCandless, Robin-GBR (188)      24
Vyhmeister, Eduardo-CHI (25)     24    73 Tang, Autrijus-TPE (179)         24
Walamies, Tomi-FIN (62)          39     7 Kuhn, Janosch-GER (70)           38
Walsh, Justin-IRL (77)           31    31 Hernandez, Marc-FRA (65)         31
Weissman, Brian (54)             29    47 Gallitz, Donald (36)             29
Wilson, Chris-NZL (95)           27    61 Nishioka, Andrew (141)           27
Windauer, Ron-AUT (11)           26    63 Herms, Roc-ESP (168)             26
Wise, Gary (157)                 37     9 Brickwell, Daniel-GER (67)       37
Wolf, Andrew (158)               22    80 Peleg, Uri-ISR (200)             22
Wolfensberger, Michael (49)      33    21 Chan, Feming (117)               33
Wong, Docter-TPE (181)           21    84 Alfar, Georgina-PHI (99)         21
Yaneza, Richard-PHI (102)        21    83 Pong, Hee Tee Robin-SIN (161)    21
Yoo, John (159)                  40     3 Selden, Brian (52)               41


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