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🏆 10th Anglo-American Cable Match (1908)

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Joseph Henry Blackburne, Albert Hodges, Reginald Pryce Michell, Eugene Delmar, Henry Ernest Atkins, Edward G Sergeant, Wilfred Charles Palmer, George Schwietzer, Clarence Seaman Howell, George William Richmond, Thomas Francis Lawrence, Edward William Libaire, George H Wolbrecht, William Ward, George Edward Wainwright, Hermann Helms, Hermann G Voigt, Alfred K Robinson, Philip Remington England, Samuel Leigh Stadelman Chess Event Description
10th Anglo-American Cable Match (1908)
<Match 10, March 13-14, 1908: United States 6, Great Britain 3>

(GBR White on the odd-numbered boards)

GBR 3.5 USA 6.5 1 Blackburne Hodges 2 Atkins Voigt 3 Lawrence Helms 4 Richmond Delmar 5 Wainwright Stadelman 6 Ward Howell 7 England 0 Schwietzer 1 8 Michell 0 Wolbrecht 1 9 Palmer 0 Libaire 1 10 Sergeant Robinson

The 1908 meeting was probably the weakest of the series thus far, with many top players on both sides missing. In the end, it was the Americans who pushed the right buttons and scored the most lop-sided victory to date. The 9th Anglo-American Cable Match (1907) and 11th Anglo-American Cable Match (1909) 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 YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Blackburne vs A Hodges ½-½62190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchA17 English
2. W C Palmer vs E W Libaire  0-153190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
3. G H Wolbrecht vs R P Michell  1-041190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchC38 King's Gambit Accepted
4. P R England vs G Schwietzer  0-141190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
5. C S Howell vs W Ward  ½-½64190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchB40 Sicilian
6. G Wainwright vs S Stadelman  ½-½56190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. E Delmar vs G W Richmond  ½-½60190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. T F Lawrence vs H Helms  ½-½60190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchC48 Four Knights
9. H Voigt vs H E Atkins  ½-½61190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchC77 Ruy Lopez
10. A K Robinson vs E G Sergeant  ½-½49190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchC77 Ruy Lopez
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