Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Joseph W Shaw
Number of games in database: 6
Years covered: 1877 to 1884
Overall record: +2 -4 =0 (33.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

Most played openings
000 Chess variants (2 games)

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Joseph W Shaw
Search Google for Joseph W Shaw

(born 1834, died 1897, 63 years old) United Kingdom (federation/nationality Canada)

[what is this?]
Joseph W. Shaw was the 1881 Canadian Champion (scored 7/8 at Ottawa).

 page 1 of 1; 6 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bird vs J W Shaw 1-0501877Montreal000 Chess variants
2. Bird vs J W Shaw 1-0161877Montreal000 Chess variants
3. Mackenzie vs J W Shaw  1-0261879Simul, 14bC52 Evans Gambit
4. J W Shaw vs Mackenzie 1-0271879Simul, 13bC67 Ruy Lopez
5. Mackenzie vs J W Shaw 1-0361879Montreal simulC42 Petrov Defense
6. J W Shaw vs J Narraway 1-0201884CanadaC00 French Defense
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Shaw wins | Shaw loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: "Mr. J. W. Shaw, of Montreal, recently undertook to win fifty consecutive games from Mr. Girard of that city. He lost the forty-first game, and the match, which was for a copy of the London Tournament book." -- <Baltimore American>, October 5, 1884.
Jun-04-14  ljfyffe: James Narraway - Frederick Fisher Saint John NB 1884: 1e4 e5 2d4 cxd4 3Qxd4 e6 4Bf4 Nc6 5Qd1 Nge7 6Bd6 g6 7Nf3 Bg7 8c3 0-0 9Na3 a6 10Nc4 f5 11exf5 Rxf5 12Bd3 Rf6 13Ne3 Qe8 14Ng4 Rf8 15Qd2 Nd8 16Qg5 Ndc6 170-0 Rf7 18Nfe5 Nxe5 19Bxe5 Nf5 20Bxg7 Kxg7 21Bxf5 Rxf5 22Qh6+ Kh8 23Rae1 b5 24Qe3 Qf8. 25Qd4+ Kg8 26Qb6 d627Qc6 Rb8 28Rd1 d5 29Ne3 Rf7 30Rfe1 Re7 31Qd6 Reb7 32Qxf8+ Kxf8 33a3 a5
Jun-04-14  ljfyffe: 34Rd4 Rc7 35h4 Rb6 36Rf4+ Kg7 37g3 Rd6 38Nc2 Bd7 39Re5 Rb6 40Ne3 Bc8 41h5 Rf7 42Rxf7+ Kxf7 43Kh2 Bd7 44g4 Kf6 45f4 Rb8 46h6 b4 47axb4 axb4 48g5+ Kf7 49c4 d4 50Nf1 Ba4 51Nd2 Bc2 52Ra5 Rb7 53Kg3 Ke7 54Kf2 b3 55Nf3 Rd7 56Ke2 Kd8 57Ra8+ Ke7 58Rg8 d3+ 59Kd2 Kd6 60Rg7 Kc6 61Rxd7 Kxd7 62Ne5+ Kd6 63Nxg6 1-0
Jun-04-14  ljfyffe: Played in the 1884 Saint John Championship, won by Narraway, who went to Ottawa few years later.
Jun-04-14  ljfyffe: NARRAWAY received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Brunswick in 1874, ninety-five years before I did!
Jun-27-14  ljfyffe: For annotated Ascher-Bird, Hicks-Bird, Montreal, 1877, see Au Nom Du Roi, pp. 164,165:Les debuts de la promotion des echecs au Canada by Larry Fyffe.
Oct-20-14  ljfyffe: <Shaw, born in Huddersfield, England. Came to Montreal, Canada in 1854. Like Staunton, he was a devotee of the Bard.>
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific player and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!

home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC