|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)
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.
USA 6.0 GBR 4.0
1 Pillsbury ½ Blackburne ½
2 Showalter ½ Lee ½
3 Barry 1 Atkins 0
4 Hodges 1 Bellingham 0
5 Hymes ½ Mills ½
6 Voigt 1 Lawrence 0
7 Marshall 0 Jackson 1
8 Bampton 0 Jacobs 1
9 Newman ½ Ward ½
10 Delmar 1 Trenchard 0
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.
|Jun-05-17|| ||zanzibar: "The American team, by its success to-day, wins its second consecutive game and only needs one more to become the possessor of the trophy. ..."|
Sir George Newnes - BDE 1900.03.25 p8
The Americans, however, couldn't close the deal in the 6e the next year.
|Jun-05-17|| ||zanzibar: <Secretary Chadwick of the (BCC) yesterday received a letter from Leopold Hoffer ... accepting the post of American umpire at the London end ...>|
BDE 1900-03-18 p10
|Jun-06-17|| ||zanzibar: I guess W.P. Shipley was the British umpire present in Brooklyn.|
(BDE 1900.03.15 p14)
Isaac L. Rice (previous Br. ump.) was recuperating his health in Florida.
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