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11th Anglo-American Cable Match (1909)

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Joseph Henry Blackburne, Joseph Henry Blake, John Finan Barry, Frank James Marshall, Victor Leonard Wahltuch, Reginald Pryce Michell, Albert Hodges, Edward G Sergeant, Hermann Helms, Clarence Seaman Howell, William Ward, Thomas Francis Lawrence, Herbert Levi Jacobs, Samuel Leigh Stadelman, George Schwietzer, George Edward Wainwright, William Allen Ruth, Stasch Mlotkowski, Hermann G Voigt, Harry Holmes

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11th Anglo-American Cable Match (1909)
<Match 11, March 26-27, 1909: Great Britain 6.0, United States 4.0>

(USA White on the odd-numbered boards)

USA 4.0 GBR 6.0 1 Marshall 1 Blackburne 0 2 Barry Lawrence 3 Hodges 1 Ward 0 4 Voigt 1 Wainwright 0 5 Howell 0 Blake 1 6 Helms 0 Michell 1 7 Schwietzer 0 Wahltuch 1 8 Stadelman Holmes 9 Mlotkowski 0 Sergeant 1 10 Ruth 0 Jacobs 1

With the teams closer to full strength, Great Britain again showed their traditional depth: they scored only 1 draw on the top four boards, but collected 5 on the bottom six!

Marshall later related how he announced mate in five against Blackburne and received the reply, "Saw it; gone home."

The 10th Anglo-American Cable Match (1908) and 12th Anglo-American Cable Match (1910) 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.

 page 1 of 1; 10 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Marshall vs Blackburne 1-061190911th Anglo-American Cable MatchA43 Old Benoni
2. S Mlotkowski vs E G Sergeant  0-162190911th Anglo-American Cable MatchC44 King's Pawn Game
3. H Holmes vs S Stadelman  ½-½56190911th Anglo-American Cable MatchD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. G Schwietzer vs V L Wahltuch  0-144190911th Anglo-American Cable MatchD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. R P Michell vs H Helms  1-066190911th Anglo-American Cable MatchC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
6. C S Howell vs J Blake  0-146190911th Anglo-American Cable MatchC78 Ruy Lopez
7. G Wainwright vs H Voigt  0-127190911th Anglo-American Cable MatchA48 King's Indian
8. A Hodges vs W Ward  1-022190911th Anglo-American Cable MatchB32 Sicilian
9. T F Lawrence vs J F Barry  ½-½33190911th Anglo-American Cable MatchC13 French
10. H Jacobs vs W A Ruth  1-040190911th Anglo-American Cable MatchA03 Bird's Opening
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  
 

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