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5th Anglo-American Cable Match (1900)

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Joseph Henry Blackburne, Harry Nelson Pillsbury, Henry Ernest Atkins, Eugene Delmar, Albert Hodges, Francis Joseph Lee, Frank James Marshall, John Finan Barry, Jackson Whipps Showalter, Herbert William Trenchard, Edward Mackenzie Jackson, Thomas Francis Lawrence, Edward Hymes, Charles John Newman, Hermann G Voigt, Daniel Yarnton Mills, Samuel Warren Bampton, William Ward, George Edward H Bellingham, Herbert Levi Jacobs Chess Event Description
5th Anglo-American Cable Match (1900)
<Match 5, March 23-24, 1900: United States 6, Great Britain 4>

(USA White on the odd-numbered boards)

USA 6.0 GBR 4.0 1 Pillsbury Blackburne 2 Showalter Lee 3 Barry 1 Atkins 0 4 Hodges 1 Bellingham 0 5 Hymes Mills 6 Voigt 1 Lawrence 0 7 Marshall 0 Jackson 1 8 Bampton 0 Jacobs 1 9 Newman Ward 10 Delmar 1 Trenchard 0

The USA made it two victories in a row with another solid performance on the higher boards. Pillsbury remained winless in five cable games against Blackburne, and Showalter was finally slowed after four wins in a row. However, Barry kept his winning streak intact, Hodges contributed a second victory, and Hymes made in five draws in a row.

The 4th Anglo-American Cable Match (1899) and 6th Anglo-American Cable Match (1901) 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. Pillsbury vs Blackburne ½-½67 1900 5th Anglo-American Cable MatchC41 Philidor Defense
2. H W Trenchard vs E Delmar  0-159 1900 5th Anglo-American Cable MatchD00 Queen's Pawn Game
3. C Newman vs W Ward  ½-½23 1900 5th Anglo-American Cable MatchD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
4. Marshall vs E M Jackson  0-141 1900 5th Anglo-American Cable MatchC78 Ruy Lopez
5. T F Lawrence vs H Voigt  0-142 1900 5th Anglo-American Cable MatchB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
6. G Bellingham vs A Hodges  0-165 1900 5th Anglo-American Cable MatchD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. J F Barry vs H E Atkins  1-033 1900 5th Anglo-American Cable MatchB40 Sicilian
8. E Hymes vs D Mills  ½-½46 1900 5th Anglo-American Cable MatchB40 Sicilian
9. H Jacobs vs S Bampton  1-023 1900 5th Anglo-American Cable MatchC31 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
10. F J Lee vs Showalter  ½-½48 1900 5th Anglo-American Cable MatchD00 Queen's Pawn Game
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

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