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2nd Anglo-American Cable Match (1897)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Joseph Henry Blackburne, Harry Nelson Pillsbury, John Finan Barry, Joseph Henry Blake, Henry Ernest Atkins, Eugene Delmar, Albert Hodges, Constant Ferdinand Burille, Jackson Whipps Showalter, Frank Melville Teed, Hermann Helms, George Edward H Bellingham, Charles Dealtry Locock, Daniel Yarnton Mills, Edward Mackenzie Jackson, Thomas Francis Lawrence, Edward Hymes, Henry Holwell Cole, John Lindsay McCutcheon, Herbert Levi Jacobs

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2nd Anglo-American Cable Match (1897)
<Match 2, February 12-13, 1897: Great Britain 5, United States 4>

(GBR White on the odd-numbered boards)

GBR 5.5 USA 4.5 1 Blackburne Pillsbury 2 Locock 0 Showalter 1 3 Atkins 1 Burille 0 4 Lawrence 0 Barry 1 5 Mills Hymes 6 Bellingham Hodges 7 Blake 0 Delmar 1 8 Jackson 1 Helms 0 9 Cole, Henry 1 Teed 0 10 Jacobs 1 McCutcheon 0

The second match saw the rosters expand to ten players, which seemed to favor the British as their one-point victory was due in large part to a sweep on the bottom three boards.

The 1st Anglo - American Cable Match (1896) and 3rd Anglo - American Cable Match (1898) were the previous and next editions of this team match-up for the Newnes cup.

Original collection: Game Collection: Anglo-American Cable Matches, 1896-1911, by User: Phony Benoni

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Blackburne vs Pillsbury ½-½48 1897 2nd Anglo-American Cable MatchC55 Two Knights Defense
2. H Helms vs E M Jackson 0-143 1897 2nd Anglo-American Cable MatchC60 Ruy Lopez
3. J Blake vs E Delmar  0-144 1897 2nd Anglo-American Cable MatchC10 French
4. A Hodges vs G Bellingham  ½-½69 1897 2nd Anglo-American Cable MatchC73 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense
5. J F Barry vs T F Lawrence  1-034 1897 2nd Anglo-American Cable MatchD00 Queen's Pawn Game
6. H E Atkins vs Burille  1-063 1897 2nd Anglo-American Cable MatchA07 King's Indian Attack
7. Showalter vs C D Locock  1-035 1897 2nd Anglo-American Cable MatchC67 Ruy Lopez
8. D Mills vs E Hymes  ½-½44 1897 2nd Anglo-American Cable MatchC13 French
9. H H Cole vs F M Teed 1-064 1897 2nd Anglo-American Cable MatchD00 Queen's Pawn Game
10. McCutcheon vs H Jacobs 0-127 1897 2nd Anglo-American Cable MatchB01 Scandinavian
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