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1931 Capablanca NYC Armory simul
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A 50-board simul was held at the 7th Regiment Armory on February 12th in New York city. Just under 60% of the games reported to be played against the teams appear to present in the database (1). According to these results, Jose Raul Capablanca scored +11-6=12 in the 29 games out of 50 recorded.

http://www.armoryonpark.org/ - 643 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065, United States was the apparent location and on that day in history, Dracula premiered at the city's Roxy theatre while the Vatican began their radio broadcasts (2).

Teams playing: Empire City Chess Club (fielded 2 teams); Game Collection: Alekhine takes Manhattan (and Staten Island too) - Marshall Chess Club , Park Avenue Chess Club , Empire City Chess Club , Brooklyn Chess Club , Evening Post Ladderites and West Side YMCA were <some> of the other teams that also competed against Alekhine during the year following.

References: (1) as of November 18th, 2015 ; (2) Wikipedia article: February 1931#February 12.2C 1931 .28Thursday.29.

Capablanca vs Empire City Chess Club, 1931
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 38 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Bank of America CC, 1931 
(B01) Scandinavian, 25 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Park Avenue Chess Club, 1931
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 62 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Rice Chess Club, 1931 
(A15) English, 39 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Columbia, 1931 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 55 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Manhattan, 1931 
(D51) Queen's Gambit Declined, 48 moves, 0-1

Capablanca vs Empire City Chess Club, 1931 
(C85) Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD), 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Marshall Chess Club, 1931 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 29 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Holsatia Chess Club, 1931 
(B30) Sicilian, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Harvard, 1931 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 26 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Princeton, 1931 
(C15) French, Winawer, 39 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Brooklyn Institute CC, 1931 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs East Orange High School, 1931 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 18 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Demarest High School, 1931 
(C66) Ruy Lopez, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Newark Evening News, 1931 
(A15) English, 46 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Evening Post Ladderites, 1931 
(C84) Ruy Lopez, Closed, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Binghamton, 1931 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 33 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Staten Island, 1931 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 25 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Brooklyn CC, 1931 
(D50) Queen's Gambit Declined, 34 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs West Side YMCA, 1931 
(D52) Queen's Gambit Declined, 54 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Bushwick High, 1931 
(D30) Queen's Gambit Declined, 49 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Bellevue Hospital, 1931 
(C14) French, Classical, 24 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Gracie Square Pharmacy, 1931 
(A35) English, Symmetrical, 41 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs New York Edison, 1931 
(D63) Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, 66 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Weekhauken, 1931 
(B30) Sicilian, 51 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs West Point, 1931 
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 47 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Chatham CC, 1931 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 31 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs The Sun Club, 1931 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 28 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Correspondence Chess League of Ame, 1931
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 45 moves, 1-0

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