John Stuart Morrison
Number of games in database: 67
Years covered: 1913 to 1947
Overall record: +17 -36 =12 (35.4%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
2 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Znosko-Borovsky vs J S Morrison, 1922 1/2-1/2
Lasker vs J S Morrison, 1926 1/2-1/2
J S Morrison vs Euwe, 1922 1-0
J S Morrison vs L Isaacs, 1918 1-0
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
9th American Chess Congress (1923)
American National (1913)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
US Open 1918, Chicago = 19th Western Champ. by Phony Benoni
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|JOHN STUART MORRISON
(born Dec-07-1889, died Mar-01-1975, 85 years old) Canada
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John Stuart Morrison was born in Toronto. He was Canadian Champion in 1910 (7/9 at Montreal), 1913 (tied for 6/7, but won after play-off with Brandon's Charles W Blake in Winnipeg), 1922 (8.5/10 in Montreal), 1924 (14/15 at Hamilton), 1926 (10.5/12 at Montreal) and 1931 (scored 10.5/13 with Maurice Fox and George Eastman at Hamilton). He represented Canada at 1st board at the 1939 Olympiad, accumulating 7 points in 15 team games. He passed away in Toronto in 1975.
References: http://www.olimpbase.org/, http://www.chess.ca/, http://www.canadianchess.info/
Wikipedia article: John Morrison (chess player)
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 67
|1. J S Morrison vs O Chajes
|| ||½-½||39||1913||American National||D05 Queen's Pawn Game|
|2. J S Morrison vs E Tennenwurzel
|| ||0-1||38||1913||American National||D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|3. Solomon Rubinstein vs J S Morrison
|| ||1-0||34||1913||American National||C50 Giuoco Piano|
|4. J S Morrison vs Capablanca
||0-1||24||1913||American National||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|5. Kupchik vs J S Morrison
||1-0||26||1913||American National||C22 Center Game|
|6. J S Morrison vs L B Zapoleon
|| ||1-0||25||1913||American National||D05 Queen's Pawn Game|
|7. H Liebenstein vs J S Morrison
|| ||0-1||49||1913||American National||C82 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|8. C Jaffe vs J S Morrison
|| ||½-½||64||1913||American National||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|9. Marshall vs J S Morrison
|| ||1-0||75||1913||American National||D46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav|
|10. J Winter vs J S Morrison
|| ||1-0||35||1913||Western Championship||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|11. J S Morrison vs B Jefferson
|| ||1-0||34||1913||14th Western Championship||C41 Philidor Defense|
|12. J S Morrison vs J T Beckner
|| ||0-1||47||1914||15th Western Championship||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|13. J S Morrison vs W G Hine
|| ||1-0||64||1914||15th Western Championship||C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense|
|14. J S Morrison vs B Jefferson
|| ||1-0||42||1914||15th Western Championship||C62 Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense|
|15. J S Morrison vs J McClure
|| ||0-1||54||1914||Western Championship||C15 French, Winawer|
|16. H H Hahlbohm vs J S Morrison
|| ||1-0||38||1914||15th Western Championship||D66 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line|
|17. L L Labatt vs J S Morrison
|| ||1-0||34||1914||Western Championship||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|18. W Moorman vs J S Morrison
|| ||0-1||42||1914||15th Western Championship||C41 Philidor Defense|
|19. M Sim vs J S Morrison
||1-0||38||1918||Toronto||C39 King's Gambit Accepted|
|20. G Gessner vs J S Morrison
|| ||0-1||39||1918||Western Championship||C68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange|
|21. J S Morrison vs Ed. Lasker
||1-0||41||1918||Western Championship||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|22. J T Beckner vs J S Morrison
|| ||0-1||34||1918||Western Championship||C41 Philidor Defense|
|23. J S Morrison vs L Isaacs
||1-0||16||1918||Western Championship||C80 Ruy Lopez, Open|
|24. Showalter vs J S Morrison
|| ||1-0||41||1918||Western Championship||C44 King's Pawn Game|
|25. J S Morrison vs B Kostic
|| ||0-1||44||1918||Western Championship||C79 Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense Deferred|
| page 1 of 3; games 1-25 of 67
|Nov-07-05|| ||Jamesbowman: Very interesting he played six years post-mortem, I was always impressed with Korchnoi's tenasity but clearly this is a topper.|
|Nov-07-05|| ||sneaky pete: He's a baby compared to Alexander MacDonnell.|
|Jun-10-06|| ||BIDMONFA: John Stuart Morrison|
MORRISON, John S.
|Dec-07-08|| ||jinga: Wait... When Morrison died in 1975, how he could play his last game in 1981???|
|Dec-08-08|| ||whiteshark: For two consecutive days <Player of the Day>|
|Dec-07-11|| ||brankat: <POTD> again :-)
He did win 6 Canadian championships. Had some good results against well known masters of 1910s and '20s: Maroczy, Tartakower, Janowski, Ed Lasker, Euwe.
R.I.P. master J.S.Morrison.
|Dec-07-11|| ||Penguincw: Happy 112nd birthday!|
|Dec-07-11|| ||Petrosianic: What do you think he's going to do to have a happy 112nd birthday? Go out on the town?|
|Dec-07-11|| ||Penguincw: < Petrosianic: What do you think he's going to do to have a happy 112nd birthday? Go out on the town? >|
No. Let's just say it's more like a milestone or something.
|Dec-07-11|| ||monopole2313: Any relation to Robert Morrison, another fine Canadian player?|
|Dec-07-11|| ||Eastfrisian: Another player, I have never heard from.|
|Dec-08-11|| ||Phony Benoni: Actually, it was his 122nd birthday. Even more cause for celebration!|
|Dec-08-11|| ||brankat: This is the second time in 3 years J.S.Morrison has been POTD for two consecutive days! Why such a preferential treatment?|
|Dec-08-11|| ||Penguincw: Hmm. In my less than one year experience on chessgames.com, have never saw a player being Player of the Day in back to back days. Maybe they havn't fixed it yet.|
|Dec-08-11|| ||whiteshark: The whole thing looks fishy.|
|Sep-25-15|| ||Phony Benoni: In this picture from the 1913 Western Championship Morrison is seated in the center, looking every bit the rugged, Hollywood prototype. Oh, those sexy Canadians:|
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