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New York Masters Tournament

Frank James Marshall10/12(+8 -0 =4)[games]
Jose Raul Capablanca9.5/12(+8 -1 =3)[games]
Oscar Chajes9/12(+7 -1 =4)[games]
Charles Jaffe9/12(+8 -2 =2)[games]
Paul F Johner6.5/12(+6 -5 =1)[games]
George H Walcott6.5/12(+6 -5 =1)[games]
Roy Turnbull Black5/12(+5 -7 =0)[games]
Magnus Smith5/12(+5 -7 =0)[games]
Albert Hodges4.5/12(+3 -6 =3)[games]
Edward Tennenwurzel4.5/12(+2 -5 =5)[games]
Alfred Kreymborg3/12(+2 -8 =2)[games]
David Graham Baird3/12(+2 -8 =2)[games]
William G Morris2.5/12(+1 -8 =3)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
New York Masters (1911)
Organized by the American Chess Bulletin, the 1911 New York Masters was designed as both a strong national tournament as well as a warmup for Marshall and Capablanca prior to the San Sebastian (1911) tournament. The dates of 1/22/1911 - 2/3/1911 were chosen and no rest days scheduled with this in mind. Capablanca could not arrive from Havana to play any sooner than 1/22 and both he and Marshall had to leave on 2/4. Most games were played at the Cafe Boulevard, but Rounds 8-11 were played at the New York chess clubs that helped sponsor the tournament (Manhattan CC, Staten Island CC, Brooklyn CC, and Rice CC). The time control was 36 moves in 2 hours and 18 moves per hour after that. Games began at 11:30 AM with a meal break at 5:30 PM and resumed at 7:30 PM.

Marshall played solidly, losing no games and giving up four draws. In Round 4, Capablanca played a dubious gambit against Black (Capablanca vs R T Black, 1911) and could not recover from the poor opening. Despite a strong finish (7 wins and one draw in his last 8 games), Capablanca could not quite catch Marshall, and finished second. Capablanca would have his revenge at San Sebastian (1911), winning a much stronger tournament in his European debut.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 1 Marshall X = = 1 = 1 1 1 1 1 = 1 1 10.0 2 Capablanca = X = = 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 9.5 3 Chajes = = X 1 0 1 1 1 = 1 1 1 = 9.0 4 Jaffe 0 = 0 X 1 1 1 1 1 = 1 1 1 9.0 5 Johner = 0 1 0 X 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 6.5 6 Walcott 0 0 0 0 1 X 1 1 0 = 1 1 1 6.5 7 Black 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 1 0 0 1 1 1 5.0 8 Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 1 1 1 1 1 5.0 9 Hodges 0 0 = 0 1 1 1 0 X = = 0 0 4.5 10 Tennenwurzel 0 0 0 = 1 = 1 0 = X 0 = = 4.5 11 Kreymbourg = 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 = 1 X 0 1 3.0 12 Baird 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 = 1 X = 3.0 13 Morris 0 0 = 0 0 0 0 0 1 = 0 = X 2.5

Original collection: Game Collection: 1911 New York Masters, by User: crawfb5.

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 78  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W G Morris vs P F Johner  0-1461911New York MastersD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
2. R T Black vs Magnus Smith  1-0411911New York MastersD50 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. A Hodges vs A Kreymborg  ½-½501911New York MastersD33 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. C Jaffe vs D G Baird  1-0181911New York MastersD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. O Chajes vs E Tennenwurzel  1-0431911New York MastersC49 Four Knights
6. Marshall vs G Walcott  1-0341911New York MastersD53 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. P F Johner vs C Jaffe 0-1581911New York MastersA84 Dutch
8. G Walcott vs A Hodges 0-1291911New York MastersC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
9. D G Baird vs R T Black  0-1541911New York MastersC50 Giuoco Piano
10. A Kreymborg vs O Chajes 0-1511911New York MastersB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
11. Magnus Smith vs Marshall 0-1421911New York MastersB40 Sicilian
12. Capablanca vs W G Morris 1-0271911New York MastersB40 Sicilian
13. C Jaffe vs Capablanca ½-½501911New York MastersD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. A Hodges vs Magnus Smith  0-1371911New York MastersC13 French
15. O Chajes vs G Walcott  1-0431911New York MastersD00 Queen's Pawn Game
16. E Tennenwurzel vs A Kreymborg  0-1581911New York MastersD40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
17. R T Black vs P F Johner  0-1241911New York MastersD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
18. Marshall vs D G Baird  1-0291911New York MastersD53 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Capablanca vs R T Black 0-1431911New York MastersB20 Sicilian
20. G Walcott vs E Tennenwurzel  ½-½361911New York MastersC42 Petrov Defense
21. Magnus Smith vs O Chajes  0-1361911New York MastersB58 Sicilian
22. P F Johner vs Marshall  ½-½381911New York MastersC42 Petrov Defense
23. W G Morris vs C Jaffe  0-1381911New York MastersA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
24. D G Baird vs A Hodges  1-0281911New York MastersC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
25. Marshall vs Capablanca ½-½381911New York MastersD00 Queen's Pawn Game
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