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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.

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

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 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. E E Stearns vs S H Shapiro  0-149192122nd Western ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
4. Ed. Lasker vs E E Stearns  1-050192122nd Western ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
5. E E Stearns vs J T Beckner  1-0321921Western ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
6. L Stolzenberg vs E E Stearns  1-0391921Western ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
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
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-19-10
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  GrahamClayton: Stearns represented Yale University against Pennsylvania University in 1913.
Sep-04-13  DoctorD: Elliot Stearns, Chess Life 1957

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Sep-04-13  DoctorD: Interesting story about Stearns playing in 1948 Tri-State Championship and looking like a hero despite an off-form 0-6 showing:

http://wvchess.org/docs/bulletin/Bu...

Sep-04-13  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":

http://www.chessarch.com/archive/00...

Sep-09-13  DoctorD: More on one of Stearn's simul efforts versus Capablanca:

http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...

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