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All the players who have won or tied for first in the
 BALTIMORE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
 
  1st    Nov 1960   5.5-0.5   Ken Clayton
  2nd   Nov 1961    5.0-1.0   William J. McClure, George   Thomas,  
Bob Raven, Lew Hucks
  3rd    Oct 1962   5.5-0.5   Richard J. Plock
  4th    Oct 1963   6.0-0.0   Pal Benko
  5th    Nov 1964   5.5-0.5   Larry Gilden, Michael Valvo
  6th    Oct 1965   6.0-0.0   Michael Valvo
  7th    Oct 1966   6.0-0.0   Herbert Avram
  8th.   Nov 1967                 Ross Oliver
  9th.   Nov 1968   5.5-0.5   Ross Oliver
 10th.  Nov 1969   5.0-1.0   Charles Powell, Denis Strenzwilk
 11th.  Nov 1970   4.5-0.5   Ross Oliver
 12th.  Nov 1971   4.5-0.5   Ross Oliver
 13th.  Nov 1972   4.5-0.5   Charles Powell, Robert Vassar
 14th.  Nov 1973   4.5-0.5   N. Darrell LeGore
 15th   Nov 1974   4.0-1.0   Mark Schneider, Denis Strenzwilk
 16th   Nov 1975   4.0-1.0   Michael Goldenberg, Denis Strenzwilk, Michael Bury
 17th   Nov 1976   4.0-1.0   Denis Strenzwilk, Michael Weiss
 18th   Nov 1977   4.5-0.5   Kurt Stein, N. Darrell LeGore, Floyd Boudreaux
 19th   Nov 1978   4.5-0.5   Kurt Stein
 20th   Nov 1979   4.0-1.0   Stan Fink, Wilfred Brown, Jack Mayer, Denis Strenzwilk
 21st   Nov 1980   4.5-0.5   Denis Strenzwilk
 22nd  Nov 1981   4.5-0.5   Lee Phelps
 23rd   Nov 1982   3.5-1.5   Troy Roberts, Steve Scannell,
    Michael Bury,
Lew Hucks
 24th   Nov 1983   4.5-0.5   Floyd Boudreaux
 25th   Nov 1984   4.5-0.5   Denis Strenzwilk
 26th   Nov 1985   4.5-0.5   Emory Tate
 27th   Nov 1986   4.5-0.5   Shelby Getz, William Coe
 28th   Nov 1987   5.0-0.0   Michael Bury
 29th   Nov 1988   4.5-0.5   Ross Oliver, Steve Scannell
 30th   Nov 1989   4.5-0.5   Emory Tate, Daniel Shapiro
 31st   Nov 1990   5.0-0.0   Boris Zisman
 32nd  Nov 1991   5.0-0.0   Alex Sherzer
 33rd   Nov 1992   5.0-0.0   Leonid Filatov
 34th   Nov 1993   4.0-1.0   Johnathan Schroer, Ed Formanek, William Morrison, Robert Cunningham
 35th    Nov 1994   4.5-0.5   Vladimir Epishin
 36th     Nov 1995   4.5-0.5   Gennady Zaitchik
 37th    Nov 1996   3.5-1.5   Larry Kaufman, Craig Jones, Brent Schwab
 38th    Nov 1997   4.0-1.0   Denis Strenzwilk, William Morrison, Stan Fink
 39th    Nov 1998   4.5-0.5   Larry Kaufman, William Morrison
 40th   Dec 1999   4.5-0.5   Stanislav Kriventsov
 41st   Nov 2000   4.0-1.0   Stanislav Kriventsov, Bryan Smith
 42nd   Dec 2001   4.5-0.5   Enrico Sevillano, Luis Chiong
 43rd   Nov  2002  4.0-1.0   Riuxan Yang, Tom Hartwig
 44th  Nov  2003  4.5-0.5     Alex Sherzer 
 45th   Jan  2005   5.0-0.0   Aleks Wojtkiewicz
46th   Jan  2006   4.5.0-0.5   Aleks Wojtkiewicz, Denis Strenzwilk, Salar Jahedi
47th  Jan 2007    4.5-0.5       Jaan Ehlvest
48th Jan 2008   5.0-0.0        Tegshsuren Enkhbat
49th  Feb 2011   4.5-0.5         Mark Paragua
50th  Feb 2012   4.5-0.5      Tegshsuren Enkhbat, Aaron Kahn
51st Feb 2013          4-1             Aleksandr Lenderman, Niclas Huschenbeth, Tegshsuren Enkhbat
 
 

This is the last round game that won me a share of first place in the 1982 Baltimore Open Championship
 
Strenzwilk,Denis (2250) - Hucks,Lew (2050) [C63]
Final round, Baltimore Open, 1982

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Nxe5 dxe4 7.Nxc6 Qg5 8.Qe2 Nf6 9.f4 Qh4+ 10.g3 Qh3 11.Ne5+ c6 12.Bc4 Bc5 13.c3?! Bf5 14.d4 exd3 15.Bxd3 0-0-0 16.Bxf5+ Qxf5 17.Be3 Qe4 18.Kf2 Bxe3+ 19.Qxe3 Qc2+ 20.Kf3 Rd2 21.Rac1 Rf2+ 22.Qxf2 Qe4#

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