New York State Chess Champions

1878 James R. Cox

1879 H. A. Richmond

1880 S. R. Calthrop

1881 John Costello

1882 George Thornton

1883 S. R. Calthrop

1884 N. D. Luce

1885 N. D. Luce

1886 James Cassety

1887 Eugene Delmar

1888 no contest

1889 Simon Lipschutz

1890 Eugene Delmar

1891 Eugene Delmar

1892 Albert Hodges

1893 Albert Hodges

1894 Albert Hodges

1895 David G. Baird

1896 Nicolai Jasnogrodsky

1897 Eugene Delmar

1898 Gustav Koehler

1899 Simon Lipschutz
        W. M. De Visser

1900 Frank Marshall
        David G. Baird

1901 Julius Finn

1902 Berthold Lasker

1903 Otto Roething

1904 unknown

1905 unknown

1906 Hermann Helms

1907 Julius Finn

1908 Julius Finn

1909 Clarence Howell

1910 José R. Capablanca

1911 P. F. Johner

1912 Jacob Rosenthal

1913 Leonard Meyer
        George Beihoff

1914 Roy T. Black

1915 Abraham Kupchik

1916 Harold Jennings

1917 Oscar Chajes

1918 Kenneth S. Howard

1919 Abraham Kupchik

1920 Jacob Bernstein

1921 Jacob Bernstein

1922 Jacob Bernstein

1923 Rudolph Smirka

1924 Carlos Torre

1925 Hermann Helms

1926 Milton L. Hanauer

1927 Rudolph Smirka

1928 Anthony E. Santasiere

1929 Herman Steiner

1930 Anthony E. Santasiere

1931 Fred Reinfeld

1932 Nathan Grossman

1933 Fred Reinfeld

1934 Robert Levenstein

1935 Isaac Kashdan

1936 Isaac Kashdan

1937 David Polland

1938 Arnold Denker

1939 Arnold Denker

1940 Robert Willman

1941 Reuben Fine

1942 I. A. Horowitz

1943 I. A. Horowitz

1944 no contest

1945 George Kramer

1946 Anthony E. Santasiere

1947 Albert Pinkus

1948 Larry Evans

1949 Max Pavey

1950 Eliot Hearst

1951 James Sherwin

1952 John Collins

1953 Hans Berliner

1954 William Lombardy

1955 Edmar Mednis

1956 Anthony E. Santasiere

1957 August Rankis

1958 Mitchell Saltzberg

1959 August Rankis

1960 Erich W. Marchand

1961 Pal Benko
        Herbert Seidman

1962 Pal Benko

1963 George Mauer
        Mitchell Saltzberg

1964 Duncan Suttles
        Ivan Theodorovich
        Stanley Tomchin
        Alex Dunne

1965 John Westbrock

1966 Raul Benedicto

1967 Erich W. Marchand

1968 R. B. Johnson

1969 Erich W. Marchand

1970 Erich W. Marchand

1971 Herbert Seidman

1972 Kenneth Rogoff

1973 Jonathan Tisdall

1974 Paul Jacklyn

1975 Sunil Weeramantry

1976 Leonid Shamkovich

1977 Leonid Shamkovich

1978 Ed Formanek

1979 Vitaly Zaltsman

1980 Roman Dzindzichashvili

1981 Kenneth Regan

1982 Jay Bonin

1983 Mikhail Zlotnikov

1984 Maxim Dlugy

1985 Joel Benjamin

1986 Anthony Renna
        Joel Benjamin
        Walter Shipman

1987 Robert Byrne
        Joel Benjamin

1988 Michael Rohde

1989 Vincent McCambridge

1990 Roman Dzindzichashvili
        Joel Benjamin

1991 John Fedorowicz

1992 Joel Benjamin

1993 Michael Rohde

1994 Michael Rohde

1995 Joel Benjamin
        Victor Frias

1996 Michael Rohde
        Ronald Burnett

1997 Jay Bonin

1998 Ronald Burnett

1999 Jay Bonin

2000 Joel Benjamin
        Daniel Edelman
        Dmitry Schneider

2001 Joel Benjamin
        Sunil Weeramantry
        Chuck Cadman

2002 Joel Benjamin
        Alex Stripunsky
        Aaron Pixton
        Michael Rohde

2003 Aaron Pixton

2004 Hikaru Nakamura

2005 Gata Kamsky

2006 Teddy Coleman

2007 Hikaru Nakamura

2008 Alex Lenderman

2009 Giorgi Kacheishvili

2010 Aleksandr Ostrovskiy

2011 Michael Chiang

2012 Raven Sturt

2013 Nicolas De T Checa

2014 Gata Kamsky

2015 Aleksandr Ostrovskiy

2016 Aleksandr Ostrovskiy