|New York (1918)|
New York 1918 was originally planned as an 8-player double round robin tournament. Norman Tweed Whitaker began a game a day before Round 1, became ill and withdrew from the event, leaving it as a 7-player field. New York (1924) appears to be the next international tournament that the city would see in this series. (1)|
Round 1 saw the most famous game of the tournament. Marshall sprung his prepared variation of what has come to be known as the Marshall Gambit, but Capablanca wove his way through the complications at the board to win the game. Kostic drew with Chajes. In Round 2, Marshall lost to Chajes, and Marshall was never able to overcome the bad 0-2 start and catch Capablanca and Kostic. Janowski lost to the eventual tail-ender, Morrison, and this was the beginning of a lackluster result for him. In Round 4, Marshall beat Janowski, but this was a bit too late to reverse his fortunes. Kostic beat Morrison, but drew five of his first six games. Despite going undefeated in the tournament, this would not be a sufficiently fast pace to catch Capablanca, who would score a blistering 10.5/12.
References: (1) New York (1924), (2) Original collection: Game Collection: New York 1918, by User: crawfb5.
Capablanca XX == 11 11 11 1= 11 10.5
Kostic == XX =1 =1 =1 1= 11 9.0
Marshall 00 =0 XX 10 1= 11 11 7.0
Chajes 00 =0 01 XX 10 11 1= 6.0
Janowsky 00 =0 0= 01 XX 10 01 4.0
Black 0= 0= 00 00 01 XX =1 3.5
Morrison 00 00 00 0= 10 =0 XX 2.0
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|1. O Chajes vs B Kostic
|| ||½-½||52||1918||New York||C11 French|
|2. Capablanca vs Marshall
||1-0||36||1918||New York||C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall|
|3. R T Black vs J S Morrison
|| ||½-½||73||1918||New York||C41 Philidor Defense|
|4. Marshall vs O Chajes
||0-1||48||1918||New York||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|5. R T Black vs Capablanca
|| ||½-½||44||1918||New York||C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O|
|6. J S Morrison vs Janowski
|| ||1-0||44||1918||New York||C77 Ruy Lopez|
|7. Capablanca vs J S Morrison
|| ||1-0||32||1918||New York||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|8. O Chajes vs R T Black
|| ||1-0||38||1918||New York||C42 Petrov Defense|
|9. Janowski vs B Kostic
|| ||½-½||49||1918||New York||D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|10. J S Morrison vs B Kostic
|| ||0-1||71||1918||New York||D00 Queen's Pawn Game|
|11. Marshall vs Janowski
||1-0||37||1918||New York||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|12. Capablanca vs O Chajes
||1-0||45||1918||New York||C11 French|
|13. O Chajes vs J S Morrison
|| ||1-0||20||1918||New York||C41 Philidor Defense|
|14. B Kostic vs Marshall
|| ||½-½||39||1918||New York||D33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|15. Janowski vs R T Black
|| ||1-0||52||1918||New York||D52 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|16. J S Morrison vs Marshall
||0-1||84||1918||New York||C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall|
|17. R T Black vs B Kostic
|| ||½-½||78||1918||New York||C41 Philidor Defense|
|18. Capablanca vs Janowski
||1-0||30||1918||New York||D30 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|19. Marshall vs R T Black
|| ||1-0||36||1918||New York||A53 Old Indian|
|20. B Kostic vs Capablanca
||½-½||41||1918||New York||D64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|21. Janowski vs O Chajes
||1-0||27||1918||New York||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|22. B Kostic vs O Chajes
|| ||1-0||28||1918||New York||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|23. J S Morrison vs R T Black
|| ||0-1||46||1918||New York||C42 Petrov Defense|
|24. Marshall vs Capablanca
||0-1||39||1918||New York||D64 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox, Rubinstein Attack|
|25. Capablanca vs R T Black
||1-0||41||1918||New York||C42 Petrov Defense|
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