|3rd Anglo-American Cable Match (1898)|
<Match 3, March 18-19, 1898: Great Britain 5½, United States 4½>|
(USA White on the odd-numbered boards)
Once again, British depth told the story. The Americans scored 4-1 on the top five boards, but could only manage 1/2-point on the bottom five. Board 7 was possibly the least interesting game in the entire series, Baird producing nothing from his last 45 moves except a very long scoresheet.
USA 4.5 GBR 5.5
1 Pillsbury ½ Blackburne ½
2 Showalter 1 Burn 0
3 Barry 1 Caro 0
4 Hymes ½ Atkins ½
5 Hodges 1 Bellingham 0
6 Delmar 0 Mills 1
7 Baird ½ Locock ½
8 Young 0 Jackson 1
9 Robinson 0 Jacobs 1
10 Galbreath 0 Trenchard 1
The 2nd Anglo-American Cable Match (1897) and 4th Anglo-American Cable Match (1899) 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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