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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.

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

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Joseph W. Shaw was the 1881 Canadian Champion (scored 7/8 at Ottawa).

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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
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  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.>
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