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1998 World Championships
Day 1, Round 1 Pairings


Featured Matches, as chosen by Mark Rosewater:
Sturla Bingen (Norway) v. Mark Justice (USA)
Ryan Fuller (Canada) v. Toshiki Tsukamoto (Japan)
Tomm Hovi (Finland) v. Chris Pikula (USA)
Sigurd Eskeland (Norway) v. Kurt Foket (Belgium)

Player                            Table      Opponent
Alfar, Georgina (99)                  13     Morbidelli, Simone (81)
Andrade, Fabian (24)                  53     Gallion, Daniel (89)
Aumonier-Ward, Johnathan (194)        92     Le Pine, Mark (137)
Bachmann, David (112)                 36     Sequeira, Rui (110)
Barrado Lopez, Carlos (167)           22     Neff, Sepp (177)
Becker, Jonathan (32)                        ***  BYE  ***
Bevand, Manuel (63)                   37     Longo Junior, Sergio (18)
Bingen, Sturla (58)                   67     Justice, Mark (130)
Bishop, Chris (113)                   47     Maioli, Douglas (4)
Blatny, Petr (26)                     55     Price, Dave (147)
Bocock, David (197)                   81     Levy, Raphael (138)
Bosch, Kelvin (163)                   29     Kucera, Rudolf (28)
Brickwell, Daniel (67)                91     Figueiredo, Fernando (111)
Britto, Romario Tavora (16)           59     McCarrel, Casey (140)
Bromberger, John (164)                33     Burgues, Enric Rodamilan (91)
Buccolo, Ricardo (1)                  27     Buehler, Randy (114)
Buehler, Randy (114)                  27     Buccolo, Ricardo (1)
Bui, Truc (115)                       11     Klauser, Benedikt (40)
Burgner, Kurt (116)                   84     Pratama, Arvan (73)
Burgues, Enric Rodamilan (91)         33     Bromberger, John (164)
Chai, Ming Huang Royce (202)          98     Coltman, Dane (5)
Chan, Feming (117)                    79     Dickinson, Matt (6)
Chen, Nick (20)                       15     Moss-Allison, Nicolas (189)
Chinnock, John (118)                  70     Laier, Peter (57)
Clarke, Nate (119)                    93     Jensen, Thomas D. (56)
Clegg, Daniel (33)                     3     Walsh, Justin (77)
Coene, Dominique (12)                 35     Weissman, Brian (54)
Coltman, Dane (5)                     98     Chai, Ming Huang Royce (202)
Comer, Alan (120)                      4     Llopis Martinez, Paco (169)
Crapuchettes, Dominic (121)           24     Dogan, Timor (175)
Currence, Bryce (191)                  9     Radonjic, Peter (30)
Debard, Michael (196)                 82     Suver, Max (154)
Deffely, Fergus (74)                  58     Schneider, Justin (151)
Demazeau, Fabien (64)                 44     Sy, Teddy (101)
Derdak, Christian (9)                 65     Haberli, Jurg (176)
D'Hondt, Jean-Louis (13)              62     Rebagliati, Nicola (84)
Dickinson, Matt (6)                   79     Chan, Feming (117)
Do Rego, Ezequiel (2)                 31     Sanchez, Rodrigo (23)
Dogan, Timor (175)                    24     Crapuchettes, Dominic (121)
Duynisveld, Marco (182)               41     Rubin, Ben (150)
Dworak, Florian (68)                  52     Kastle, Darwin (131)
Edwards, Rudy (122)                   54     Gysemans, Peter (15)
Eikefet, Kim (96)                     48     Kroger, Peer (135)
Eskeland, Sigurd (123)                97     Foket, Kurt (14)
Estrada, Gerardo Godinez (92)          1     Nurse, Michael (166)
Farkas, Ben (124)                     10     Leivo, Matti (173)
Figueiredo, Fernando (111)            91     Brickwell, Daniel (67)
Fiil, Tore (55)                       49     Ladra, Lukas (136)
Finkel, Jon (125)                     61     Ogilbee, Brian (47)
Fleischman, Sean (34)                 56     Wise, Gary (157)
Foket, Kurt (14)                      97     Eskeland, Sigurd (123)
Fortenberry, Gary (35)                66     Hsieh, Frank (180)
Fujita, Tsuyoshi (85)                 50     Tang, Aurijus (179)
Fuller, Ryan (126)                    57     Tsukamoto, Toshiki (88)
Gabor, Papp (72)                      90     Long, Michael (139)
Gallion, Daniel (89)                  53     Andrade, Fabian (24)
Gallitz, Donald (36)                  75     Wollpert, Worth (50)
Geertsen, Svend Sparre (127)           8     Machado, Marco Antonio (17)
Gilpin, Steven (37)                   80     Ishibashi, Masahi (86)
Glodt, Romain (90)                    26     Kazbieruk, Wojciech (105)
Gregorich, Christian (199)             2     Omri, Doron (79)
Guevin, Thomas (170)                         ***  BYE  ***
Gysemans, Peter (15)                  54     Edwards, Rudy (122)
Haberli, Jurg (176)                   65     Derdak, Christian (9)
Hacker, Brian (128)                          ***  BYE  ***
Hardie, Boyd (38)                      6     Tsang, Terry (22)
Hein, Dirk (69)                       30     Van den Broek, Victor (185)
Helvik, Snorre (97)                   40     Slemr, Jakub (152)
Herms, Roc (168)                      94     Proschofsky, Alexander (10)
Hernandez, Marc (65)                  60     Nishioka, Andrew (141)
Herzog, Nicolai (195)                 14     Smith, Paul (198)
Higgins, Michael (75)                 46     Serio, Ronny (53)
Hiltunen, Arto (59)                   69     Turian, Michael (156)
Ho, Rod (7)                           17     Krakower, Gary (134)
Hovi, Tommi (129)                     95     Pikula, Chris (144)
Hsieh, Frank (180)                    66     Fortenberry, Gary (35)
Hsu, Aric (178)                       43     Wolfensberger, Michael (49)
Hyde, Oliver (76)                     78     Teoh, Leong Wee Adrian (162)
Ishibashi, Masahi (86)                80     Gilpin, Steven (37)
Ishida, Itaru (87)                    16     Karaszewski, Pawel (104)
Jensen, Thomas D. (56)                93     Clarke, Nate (119)
Johns, Scott (39)                     83     Vyhmeister, Eduardo (25)
Jorstedt, Mattias (172)               45     Wilson, Chris (95)
Justice, Mark (130)                   67     Bingen, Sturla (58)
Karaszewski, Pawel (104)              16     Ishida, Itaru (87)
Kastle, Darwin (131)                  52     Dworak, Florian (68)
Katz, Adam (132)                      87     Rank, Derek (51)
Kazbieruk, Wojciech (105)             26     Glodt, Romain (90)
Kirk, S. Ryan (21)                    51     Malherbaud, Pierre (66)
Klauser, Benedikt (40)                11     Bui, Truc (115)
Kloeckner, Kyle (41)                  42     Stanoev, Ivan (31)
Konstanczer, Andre (133)              64     Tesselaar, Han (183)
Krakower, Gary (134)                  17     Ho, Rod (7)
Kroger, Peer (135)                    48     Eikefet, Kim (96)
Kucera, Rudolf (28)                   29     Bosch, Kelvin (163)
Kuhn, Janosch (70)                    39     Place, Matt (146)
Kunzler, Matthias (201)               63     Windauer, Ron (11)
Ladra, Lukas (136)                    49     Fiil, Tore (55)
Laier, Peter (57)                     70     Chinnock, John (118)
Lauer, Erik (27)                      96     Olpiner, Eviatar (78)
Laznovsky, Martin (29)                 5     Van de Logt, Tom (184)
Le Pine, Mark (137)                   92     Aumonier-Ward, Johnathan (194)
Lee, Beng Hai (160)                   28     Nyegaard, Timme (193)
Leiher, Peter (42)                     7     Simpson, Mark (94)
Leivo, Matti (173)                    10     Farkas, Ben (124)
Leszczynski, Emil (106)               77     Nakamura, Satoshi (46)
Levy, Raphael (138)                   81     Bocock, David (197)
Linde, Matt (192)                     12     O'Mahoney-Schwartz, Stev (142)
Lirag, Raffy (100)                    85     Walamies, Tomi (62)
Llopis Martinez, Paco (169)            4     Comer, Alan (120)
Long, Michael (139)                   90     Gabor, Papp (72)
Longo Junior, Sergio (18)             37     Bevand, Manuel (63)
Machado, Marco Antonio (17)            8     Geertsen, Svend Sparre (127)
Maher, Jr., Bob (43)                  21     Paselli, Andrea (83)
Maier, Gero (3)                       68     Rose, Kyle (149)
Maioli, Douglas (4)                   47     Bishop, Chris (113)
Malherbaud, Pierre (66)               51     Kirk, S. Ryan (21)
Manners, Chris (187)                  25     Vefa, Yusuf (186)
Marais, Ruaan (165)                   88     Ming, Au Yeung Hon (71)
Martin del Campo, Antonio (93)        74     Pisicchio, Gabriele (145)
Martins, Eduardo (108)                32     Parke, Jamie (48)
Matsuo, Goro (44)                     72     Natale, Tommaso (82)
McCabe, Paul (103)                    89     Stockdale, Leif (174)
McCandless, Robin (188)                      ***  BYE  ***
McCarrel, Casey (140)                 59     Britto, Romario Tavora (16)
Mikko, Punakallio (60)                76     Wolf, Andrew (158)
Ming, Au Yeung Hon (71)               88     Marais, Ruaan (165)
Morbidelli, Simone (81)               13     Alfar, Georgina (99)
Moss-Allison, Nicolas (189)           15     Chen, Nick (20)
Moungey, Jason (45)                   20     Rodrigues Leone, Marcell (19)
Nakamura, Satoshi (46)                77     Leszczynski, Emil (106)
Natale, Tommaso (82)                  72     Matsuo, Goro (44)
Neff, Sepp (177)                      22     Barrado Lopez, Carlos (167)
Nishioka, Andrew (141)                60     Hernandez, Marc (65)
Nurse, Michael (166)                   1     Estrada, Gerardo Godinez (92)
Nyegaard, Timme (193)                 28     Lee, Beng Hai (160)
Ogilbee, Brian (47)                   61     Finkel, Jon (125)
Olpiner, Eviatar (78)                 96     Lauer, Erik (27)
O'Mahoney-Schwartz, Stev (142)        12     Linde, Matt (192)
Omri, Doron (79)                       2     Gregorich, Christian (199)
Parke, Jamie (48)                     32     Martins, Eduardo (108)
Paselli, Andrea (83)                  21     Maher, Jr., Bob (43)
Peleg, Uri (200)                      19     Rade, Olle (148)
Phillipps, Eric (143)                 73     Wills, Scott (190)
Pikula, Chris (144)                   95     Hovi, Tommi (129)
Pisicchio, Gabriele (145)             74     Martin del Campo, Antonio (93)
Place, Matt (146)                     39     Kuhn, Janosch (70)
Pong, Hee Tee Robin (161)             38     Starak, Yaro (8)
Pratama, Arvan (73)                   84     Burgner, Kurt (116)
Price, Dave (147)                     55     Blatny, Petr (26)
Proschofsky, Alexander (10)           94     Herms, Roc (168)
Rade, Olle (148)                      19     Peleg, Uri (200)
Radonjic, Peter (30)                   9     Currence, Bryce (191)
Rafael, Joaquin (109)                        ***  BYE  ***
Rank, Derek (51)                      87     Katz, Adam (132)
Rebagliati, Nicola (84)               62     D'Hondt, Jean-Louis (13)
Rodrigues Leone, Marcell (19)         20     Moungey, Jason (45)
Rose, Kyle (149)                      68     Maier, Gero (3)
Rubin, Ben (150)                      41     Duynisveld, Marco (182)
Salem, Gisle (98)                     86     Selden, Brian (52)
Sanchez, Rodrigo (23)                 31     Do Rego, Ezequiel (2)
Schneider, Justin (151)               58     Deffely, Fergus (74)
Selden, Brian (52)                    86     Salem, Gisle (98)
Sequeira, Rui (110)                   36     Bachmann, David (112)
Serio, Ronny (53)                     46     Higgins, Michael (75)
Simpson, Mark (94)                     7     Leiher, Peter (42)
Slemr, Jakub (152)                    40     Helvik, Snorre (97)
Smith, Paul (198)                     14     Herzog, Nicolai (195)
Snygg, Mikko (61)                     34     Yaneza, Richard (102)
Sochon, Michael (153)                 18     Zivelin, Nadav (80)
Stanoev, Ivan (31)                    42     Kloeckner, Kyle (41)
Starak, Yaro (8)                      38     Pong, Hee Tee Robin (161)
Stockdale, Leif (174)                 89     McCabe, Paul (103)
Suver, Max (154)                      82     Debard, Michael (196)
Swietlik, Grzegorz (107)                     ***  BYE  ***
Sy, Teddy (101)                       44     Demazeau, Fabien (64)
Tang, Aurijus (179)                   50     Fujita, Tsuyoshi (85)
Teoh, Leong Wee Adrian (162)          78     Hyde, Oliver (76)
Tesselaar, Han (183)                  64     Konstanczer, Andre (133)
Tsai, Tony (155)                      23     Vall Brillas, David (171)
Tsang, Terry (22)                      6     Hardie, Boyd (38)
Tsukamoto, Toshiki (88)               57     Fuller, Ryan (126)
Turian, Michael (156)                 69     Hiltunen, Arto (59)
Vall Brillas, David (171)             23     Tsai, Tony (155)
Van de Logt, Tom (184)                 5     Laznovsky, Martin (29)
Van den Broek, Victor (185)           30     Hein, Dirk (69)
Vefa, Yusuf (186)                     25     Manners, Chris (187)
Vyhmeister, Eduardo (25)              83     Johns, Scott (39)
Walamies, Tomi (62)                   85     Lirag, Raffy (100)
Walsh, Justin (77)                     3     Clegg, Daniel (33)
Weissman, Brian (54)                  35     Coene, Dominique (12)
Wills, Scott (190)                    73     Phillipps, Eric (143)
Wilson, Chris (95)                    45     Jorstedt, Mattias (172)
Windauer, Ron (11)                    63     Kunzler, Matthias (201)
Wise, Gary (157)                      56     Fleischman, Sean (34)
Wolf, Andrew (158)                    76     Mikko, Punakallio (60)
Wolfensberger, Michael (49)           43     Hsu, Aric (178)
Wollpert, Worth (50)                  75     Gallitz, Donald (36)
Wong, Docter (181)                    71     Yoo, John (159)
Yaneza, Richard (102)                 34     Snygg, Mikko (61)
Yoo, John (159)                       71     Wong, Docter (181)
Zivelin, Nadav (80)                   18     Sochon, Michael (153)

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