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

Elliott E Stearns
Number of games in database: 13
Years covered: 1921 to 1957
Overall record: +3 -8 =2 (30.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

Repertoire Explorer
Most played openings
D60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense (2 games)
C12 French, McCutcheon (2 games)

Search Sacrifice Explorer for Elliott E Stearns
Search Google for Elliott E Stearns

(born Oct-07-1891, died Jun-23-1969, 77 years old) United States of America

[what is this?]

 page 1 of 1; 13 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Reshevsky vs E E Stearns  ½-½351921Simul, 20bB30 Sicilian
2. E E Stearns vs H H Hahlbohm  0-123192122nd Western ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. Ed. Lasker vs E E Stearns  1-050192122nd Western ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. E E Stearns vs J T Beckner  1-0321921Western ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
5. L Stolzenberg vs E E Stearns  1-0391921Western ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
6. E E Stearns vs S H Shapiro  0-149192122nd Western ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
7. E E Stearns vs N Whitaker  ½-½901921Western ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
8. Capablanca vs E E Stearns 1-0601922Simul, 103bC12 French, McCutcheon
9. Capablanca vs E E Stearns  0-1381922Simul, 43bC12 French, McCutcheon
10. Capablanca vs E E Stearns 1-0321926Simul, 34bD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. Koltanowski vs E E Stearns  1-0531942Simul blind 1/?E67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
12. E E Stearns vs W Shipman  0-147195758th US OpenC25 Vienna
13. S Van Gelder vs E E Stearns  0-138195758th US OpenA16 English
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Stearns wins | Stearns loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Stearns represented Yale University against Pennsylvania University in 1913.
Premium Chessgames Member
  DoctorD: Elliot Stearns, Chess Life 1957

White to play and mate in 3

click for larger view

Premium Chessgames Member
  DoctorD: Interesting story about Stearns playing in 1948 Tri-State Championship and looking like a hero despite an off-form 0-6 showing:

Premium Chessgames Member
  DoctorD: Stearns played Capablanca three times in exhibitions. In addition to the loss given here (and in the cited article), he lost once in February 1922, but beat him "later that year":

Premium Chessgames Member
  DoctorD: More on one of Stearn's simul efforts versus Capablanca:

Apr-10-16  reztap: Stearns was a corporate attorney who resided in Shaker Hts,Oh.
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