Number of games in database: 197
Years covered: 1876 to 1908
Overall record: +68 -94 =29 (43.2%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
6 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
J A Congdon vs E Delmar, 1880 1/2-1/2
E Delmar vs NN, 1898 1-0
P Ware vs E Delmar, 1880 0-1
Chigorin vs E Delmar, 1889 0-1
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
5th American Chess Congress (1880)
2nd City Chess Club Tournament (1894)
Cambridge Springs (1904)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
New York 1880 by suenteus po 147
1894 New York: 2nd City Chess Club Tournament by TheFocus
1901 Buffalo by Calli
1888 Delmar - Lipschutz Match by TheFocus
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(born Sep-12-1841, died Feb-22-1909) United States of America
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|Eugene Delmar was born in New York City on September 12, 1841. In 1874, he won the Brookyn Chess Club championship. In 1876, he tied for 2nd place in the New York Clipper tournament, behind James Mason. In 1879, he defeated Sam Loyd in a match in New York (+5-1=2). In 1885, he won the 7th and 8th Manhattan Chess Club championship. In 1888, he defeated Samuel Lipschutz in a match in New York (+5-3=0). In 1890, 1891, 1895, and 1897, he won the New York State Chess Association championship. In 1904, he took last place at Cambridge Springs (+3-9=3). For over 50 years, he was a leading chess player in America. He died on February 22, 1909 in New York City.|
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|Aug-28-03|| ||pawntificator: Delmar... heh heh, no offense to all the Delmars out there, but this name seems to have the connotation of having lower than average intelligence. I guess I get that from O Brother Where Art Thou. Although Delmar was the character's first name in the movie. |
|Aug-28-03|| ||AgentRgent: Speaking of "O Brother Where Art Thou"... John Turturro, who plays Pete in that terrific movie, also starred as in an Incredible adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's "The Luzhin Defense". A Review: http://www2.chicoer.com/movies/revi... |
|Aug-29-03|| ||pawntificator: I noticed that when I watched O Brother Where Art Thou for the second time. I thought it was an amazing difference between the two characters. What a versatile actor Turturro was. Although...now that I think of it, Luzhin was rather dimwitted in most areas, as was Pete. Nevertheless, I loved both movies. Go see them. |
|Jul-04-05|| ||aw1988: Damn! We're in a tight spot!|
|Nov-24-05|| ||CambridgeSprings1904: Humor aside, Delmar did manage to get a variation in the Philodor Defense [in ECO C41] named after him. Unfortunately, by the time the Cambridge Springs 1904 tournament was played, he was past his prime; at age 60, he was the oldest participant. He could take some consolation from a draw against Schlechter and a win against Mieses.|
|Sep-12-09|| ||WhiteRook48: who was he tied for?|
|Sep-08-10|| ||GrahamClayton: Delmar passed away during the annual meeting of the New York State Chess Association at the Westminster Hotel. Play was suspended, and a meeting of the Advisory Board passed condolence resolutions. Delmar had entered the Manhattan Chess Club championship tournament, but withdrew due to failing health. Just two weeks prior to his death, Delamr won a rapid transit tournament at the Club.|
|Mar-18-13|| ||thomastonk: The "Chess Weekly" from February 27, 1909 has an obituary of Delmar. It ends with this sentence: "He has recently completed a work entiteled, ``Fifty years of Chess,´´ which is now in the hands of Brentano". The "Wiener Schachzeitung" 1909, p 261 writes in his obituary: "Delmar war auch literarisch tätig. Sein Werk „Fifty Years of Chess" hat in Amerika große Verbreitung gefunden."|
Well, I have tried to find some more information on this successful (?) book, but I only found Marshall's book with the same title. Moreover, neither this book nor any other by Delmar is mentioned in the bibliographies I can access. Any kind of information is very much appreciated.
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