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Steve Polatnick


[photo of Polatnick] Steve Polatnick is a 54-year-old who finished 38th at the 1995 WSC in London. He earned his place at the U.S. Qualifying Tournament held in June in Euless, TX.


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Round 1. Polatnick plays Pui Cheng Wui of Malaysia. Pui placed 32nd at the 1997 WSC in Washington, D.C.
Polatnick lost to Pui by a single point, 443-444. He's therefore now in the middle of the field in 50th place, 0 wins, 1 loss, cumulative spread -1 points.
Round 2. Polatnick beat Howard Warner of New Zealand 435-377. This moves him up to 37th place, 1-1 +57.
Round 3. Polatnick lost to reigning World Champion Joel Sherman 405-433, and is now in 55th place, 1-2 +29.
Round 4. Polatnick beats David Webb (U.K.) 423-383, and is now in 43rd place, 2-2 +69.
Round 5. Polatnick loses to Kenyan Shafique Thobani 373-408, and drops to 59th place, 2-3 +34.
Round 6. Polatnick wins a 385-309 game to Selwyn Lobo of the U.A.E., and is in 45th place, 3-3 +110.
Round 7. Polatnick lost to John Luebkemann (US) 386-411. Polatnick is now #55, with a record of 3-4 +85.
Round 8. Polatnick lost to Paul Epstein (US) 415-522. Polatnick is now #69, with a record of 3-5 -22.
Round 9. Polatnick won against Alistair Kane (AU) 471-346. Polatnick is now #53, with a record of 4-5 +103.
Round 10. Polatnick lost to Odette Rio (PH) 345-474. Polatnick is now #67, with a record of 4-6 -26.
Round 11. Polatnick won against Kong Chock Heng (MY) 427-322. Polatnick is now #53, with a record of 5-6 +79.
Round 12. Polatnick won against Alec Webb (UK) 436-353. Polatnick is now #44, with a record of 6-6 +162.
Round 13. Polatnick won against Sayeed Jimoh (NI) 475-400. Polatnick is now #34, with a record of 7-6 +237.
Round 14. Polatnick won against Suresh Chinnaiyah (LK) 392-386. Polatnick is now #28, with a record of 8-6 +243.
Round 15. Polatnick lost to Kendall Boyd (NZ) 358-463. Polatnick is now #37, with a record of 8-7 +138. Polatnick was happy to bingo ROMNEYAS#.
Round 16. Polatnick lost to Gareth Williams (WA) 349-457. Polatnick is now #50, with a record of 8-8 +30.
Round 17. Polatnick won against Rodney Judd (PK) 421-361. Polatnick is now #41, with a record of 9-8 +90.
Round 18. Polatnick lost to Steven Gruzd (ZA) 349-459. Polatnick is now #52, with a record of 9-9 -20.
Round 19. Polatnick lost to Owen Bondin (MT) 309-352. Polatnick is now #59, with a record of 9-10 -63.
Round 20. Polatnick lost to Lisa Odom (US) 411-435. Polatnick is now #65, with a record of 9-11 -87. Nice plays: TOTALIZED OUTLAWING (both 9lws).
Round 21. Polatnick lost to Alec Webb (UK) 345-390. Polatnick is now #71, with a record of 9-12 +132.
Round 22. Polatnick won against Kong Chock Heng (MY) 430-358. Polatnick is now #64, with a record of 10-12 -60.
Round 23. Polatnick won against Bob Lipton (US) 411-373. Polatnick is now #57, with a record of 11-12 -22.
Round 24. Polatnick lost to Helen Gipson (UK) 267-375. Polatnick is now #64, with a record of 11-13 +130.

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