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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Buffalo Tournament

Harry Nelson Pillsbury9/10(+8 -0 =2)[games]
Eugene Delmar6.5/10(+5 -2 =3)[games]
William Ewart Napier6.5/10(+6 -3 =1)[games]
Clarence Seaman Howell4.5/10(+3 -4 =3)[games]
Frank Marshall2.5/10(+2 -7 =1)[games]
Louis Karpinski1/10(+0 -8 =2)[games]
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Buffalo (1901)

The masters' event from the New York State Chess Association Congress, this was held from August 12-17, 1901 in Buffalo as a six-player, double-round tournament and ended in a convincing victory for Harry Pillsbury.

1 Pillsbury ** 11 11 ½1 1½ 11 9 =2 Delmar 00 ** ½1 1½ 11 ½1 6½ =2 Napier 00 ½0 ** 11 11 11 6½ 4 Howell ½0 0½ 00 ** 11 ½1 4½ 5 Marshall 0½ 00 00 00 ** 11 2½ 6 Karpinski 00 ½0 00 ½0 00 ** 1

Unavailable games: Rd 4 Napier-Delmar ½-½, Rd 9 Marshall–Karpinski 1-0

Original collection: Game Collection: 1901 Buffalo, by User: Calli.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 28  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L Karpinski vs C S Howell ½-½521901BuffaloC67 Ruy Lopez
2. E Delmar vs Pillsbury 0-1641901BuffaloA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
3. Marshall vs W Napier 0-1461901BuffaloC53 Giuoco Piano
4. Marshall vs C S Howell 0-1661901BuffaloC54 Giuoco Piano
5. Pillsbury vs Marshall 1-0331901BuffaloD02 Queen's Pawn Game
6. E Delmar vs L Karpinski ½-½671901BuffaloB20 Sicilian
7. W Napier vs Pillsbury 0-1351901BuffaloC78 Ruy Lopez
8. E Delmar vs C S Howell 1-0381901BuffaloD02 Queen's Pawn Game
9. L Karpinski vs W Napier 0-1501901BuffaloC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
10. L Karpinski vs Marshall 0-1271901BuffaloC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
11. E Delmar vs Marshall 1-0391901BuffaloC26 Vienna
12. C S Howell vs Pillsbury ½-½561901BuffaloB30 Sicilian
13. W Napier vs C S Howell 1-0361901BuffaloD00 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Pillsbury vs W Napier 1-0471901BuffaloC66 Ruy Lopez
15. C S Howell vs L Karpinski 1-0611901BuffaloB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
16. L Karpinski vs E Delmar 0-1581901BuffaloC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
17. Pillsbury vs E Delmar 1-0571901BuffaloC00 French Defense
18. Pillsbury vs L Karpinski 1-0341901BuffaloB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
19. C S Howell vs Marshall 1-0431901BuffaloD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. W Napier vs Marshall 1-0371901BuffaloC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
21. W Napier vs L Karpinski 1-0461901BuffaloB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
22. Pillsbury vs C S Howell 1-0421901BuffaloB58 Sicilian
23. E Delmar vs W Napier 1-0211901BuffaloC32 King's Gambit Declined, Falkbeer Counter Gambit
24. Marshall vs Pillsbury ½-½561901BuffaloC22 Center Game
25. C S Howell vs E Delmar ½-½811901BuffaloC55 Two Knights Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-16-16  offramp: Marshall had come third at Paris (1900) where he beat Lasker ( Marshall vs Lasker, 1900 ). So this was a bad result for him. Pillsbury won by a large margin, despite the strong field.
Dec-16-16  TheFocus: Marshall was not Marshall in this tournament.
Dec-06-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  KEG: The game Napier-Delmar (Round 4) is said here to be "unavailable." But a score of the game is given in the Tournament Book, said to be from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. I was going to annotate the game, but I question the accuracy of the score. The game--as given--is so bad that it is hard to believe it was contested between the players who ultimately tied for 2nd-3rd.

Fearing that I do that providing notes on this score would be nonsense, I have decided to let it rest.

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