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🏆 13th Anglo-American Cable Match (1911)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Roy Turnbull Black, Victor Leonard Wahltuch, Albert Hodges, George Alan Thomas, Amos Burn, Reginald Pryce Michell, Fred Dewhirst Yates, Henry Ernest Atkins, Albert Whiting Fox, Frank James Marshall, John Finan Barry, George H Walcott, Harold Godfrey Cole, George William Richmond, George Schwietzer, William Ward, Hermann G Voigt, Thomas Francis Lawrence, Benjamin Milnes Neill, Leonard B Meyer Chess Event Description
13th Anglo-American Cable Match (1911)
<Match 13, April 21-22, 1911: Great Britain 6.0, United States 4.0>

(GBR White on the odd-numbered boards)

GBR 6.0 USA 4.0 1 Burn 1 Marshall 0 2 Atkins Hodges 3 Lawrence 0 Fox 1 4 Wahltuch 1 Barry 0 5 Yates 1 Voigt 0 6 Richmond 0 Black 1 7 Ward 1 Walcott 0 8 Thomas 1 Neill 0 9 Michell Schwietzer 10 Cole 0 Meyer 1

The 12th Anglo-American Cable Match (1910) was the previous edition of this team match-up. Three times before, a team had been on the brink of gaining perpetual possession of the Newnes Cup. The fourth time was a charm.

It was the top half of the team which really let the Americans down this time, as Marshall, Barry and Voigt, heroes of many previous matches, all lost their games. First-time players Walcott and Neill also lost, killing any chance of a comeback. (By the way, Neill's name is usually given as <B Milnes>, but this was actually a pseudonym of Benjamin Milnes Neill.)

The original collection cited below contains a summary of all 13 matches, and a list of all players and their results.

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. Burn vs Marshall 1-037191113th Anglo-American Cable MatchD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
2. R P Michell vs G Schwietzer  ½-½67191113th Anglo-American Cable MatchB72 Sicilian, Dragon
3. W Ward vs G Walcott  1-056191113th Anglo-American Cable MatchD05 Queen's Pawn Game
4. R T Black vs G W Richmond  1-038191113th Anglo-American Cable MatchC77 Ruy Lopez
5. Yates vs H Voigt 1-060191113th Anglo-American Cable MatchB72 Sicilian, Dragon
6. J F Barry vs V L Wahltuch  0-138191113th Anglo-American Cable MatchC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
7. A Hodges vs H E Atkins  ½-½22191113th Anglo-American Cable MatchD02 Queen's Pawn Game
8. T F Lawrence vs A W Fox 0-136191113th Anglo-American Cable MatchB56 Sicilian
9. B M Neill vs G A Thomas 0-162191113th Anglo-American Cable MatchC78 Ruy Lopez
10. L B Meyer vs H G Cole  1-062191113th Anglo-American Cable MatchC77 Ruy Lopez
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

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