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22nd New York State Chess Association Championship Tournament

Herbert Rosenfeld4/5(+4 -1 =0)[view games]
Frank James Marshall3.5/5(+3 -1 =1)[view games]
Charles Jaffe3/5(+3 -2 =0)[view games]
Wilbur Lyttleton Moorman2.5/5(+2 -2 =1)[view games]
Harlow Bussey Daly1.5/5(+1 -3 =1)[view games]
Otto Roething0.5/5(+0 -4 =1)[view games]

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22nd New York State Chess Association Championship (1909)
This six-player round robin decided the 22nd New York State Chess Association championship played July 26-30, 1909. It had a couple of notable features: the participation of famous masters Frank James Marshall and Charles Jaffe --and the fact that neither of them won it!

Jaffe got off to a rocky start, losing in rounds one and three to Wilbur Lyttleton Moorman and Herbert Rosenfeld. Marshall allowed a draw to Otto Roething in round two, dropping a half-point behind Rosenfeld who began with three straight wins.

Marshall temporarily restored normalcy by beating Rosenfeld in round four and winning the brilliancy prize in the process. However, in an ironic prequel to Havana 1913, Jaffe defeated Marshall in the last round as Rosenfeld claimed the title with a victory over Harlow Bussey Daly.

1 2 3 4 5 6 Rosenfeld X 0 1 1 1 1 4.0 Marshall 1 X 0 1 1 3.5 Jaffe 0 1 X 0 1 1 3.0 Moorman 0 0 1 X 1 2.5 Daly 0 0 0 X 1 1.5 Roething 0 0 0 0 X 0.5

So who was Herbert Rosenfeld? He was a university student at the time of the tournament, and won a spot in the 1910 Anglo-American Cable Match on the strength of this victory. Unfortunately, his career was cut short by an untimely death in late 1913.

A <General Tournament> was also held, with these results:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 Everett R Perry X 1 = 1 1 1 1 5.5 2 A McMartin 0 X 0 1 1 1 1 4.0 3 Dominic Francis Searle = 1 X 0 = 1 1 4.0 4 F Stevens 0 0 1 X 1 1 1 4.0 5 J Custer 0 0 = 0 X 1 1 2.5 6 H Ring 0 0 0 0 0 X 1 1.0 7 B Williamson 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 0.0

Original collection: Game Collection: Bath Beach 1909, by User: Phony Benoni

 page 1 of 1; 15 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Marshall vs H Daly  1-040 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipC21 Center Game
2. H Rosenfeld vs O Roething  1-037 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipD53 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. W Moorman vs C Jaffe  1-050 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
4. W Moorman vs H Rosenfeld  0-128 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipC00 French Defense
5. O Roething vs Marshall  ½-½57 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
6. C Jaffe vs H Daly 1-021 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipA40 Queen's Pawn Game
7. Marshall vs W Moorman 1-050 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipA53 Old Indian
8. H Daly vs O Roething  1-028 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipA02 Bird's Opening
9. H Rosenfeld vs C Jaffe  1-046 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. W Moorman vs H Daly  ½-½53 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
11. C Jaffe vs O Roething  1-031 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipD05 Queen's Pawn Game
12. H Rosenfeld vs Marshall 0-142 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipC59 Two Knights
13. O Roething vs W Moorman  0-129 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipC40 King's Knight Opening
14. Marshall vs C Jaffe  0-162 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipD51 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. H Daly vs H Rosenfeld  0-146 1909 22nd New York State Chess Association ChampionshipC10 French
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