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3rd Anglo-American Cable Match

Albert Hodges1/1(+1 -0 =0)[games]
Herbert Levi Jacobs1/1(+1 -0 =0)[games]
Edward Mackenzie Jackson1/1(+1 -0 =0)[games]
John Finan Barry1/1(+1 -0 =0)[games]
Daniel Yarnton Mills1/1(+1 -0 =0)[games]
Jackson Whipps Showalter1/1(+1 -0 =0)[games]
Herbert Trenchard1/1(+1 -0 =0)[games]
David Graham Baird0.5/1(+0 -0 =1)[games]
Charles Dealtry Locock0.5/1(+0 -0 =1)[games]
Edward Hymes0.5/1(+0 -0 =1)[games]
Joseph Henry Blackburne0.5/1(+0 -0 =1)[games]
Henry Atkins0.5/1(+0 -0 =1)[games]
Harry Nelson Pillsbury0.5/1(+0 -0 =1)[games]
Franklin Knowles Young0/1(+0 -1 =0)[games]
Alfred K Robinson0/1(+0 -1 =0)[games]
George Edward H Bellingham0/1(+0 -1 =0)[games]
Amos Burn0/1(+0 -1 =0)[games]
Horatio Caro0/1(+0 -1 =0)[games]
Eugene Delmar0/1(+0 -1 =0)[games]
John Albert Galbreath0/1(+0 -1 =0)[games] Chess Event Description
3rd Anglo-American Cable Match (1898)
<Match 3, March 18-19, 1898: Great Britain 5½, United States 4½>

(USA White on the odd-numbered boards)

USA 4.5 GBR 5.5 1 Pillsbury ½ Blackburne ½ 2 Showalter 1 Burn 0 3 Barry 1 Caro 0 4 Hymes ½ Atkins ½ 5 Hodges 1 Bellingham 0 6 Delmar 0 Mills 1 7 Baird ½ Locock ½ 8 Young 0 Jackson 1 9 Robinson 0 Jacobs 1 10 Galbreath 0 Trenchard 1

Once again, British depth told the story. The Americans scored 4-1 on the top five boards, but could only manage 1/2-point on the bottom five. Board 7 was possibly the least interesting game in the entire series, Baird producing nothing from his last 45 moves except a very long scoresheet.

The 2nd Anglo-American Cable Match (1897) and 4th Anglo-American Cable Match (1899) were the previous and next editions of this team match-up for the Newnes Cup.

Original collection: Game Collection: Anglo-American Cable Matches, 1896-1911, by User: Phony Benoni.

 page 1 of 1; 10 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Pillsbury vs Blackburne ½-½8018983rd Anglo-American Cable MatchD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
2. D Mills vs E Delmar  1-04718983rd Anglo-American Cable MatchC10 French
3. Burn vs Showalter 0-15818983rd Anglo-American Cable MatchD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
4. J F Barry vs H Caro  1-04218983rd Anglo-American Cable MatchD00 Queen's Pawn Game
5. H Atkins vs E Hymes  ½-½3618983rd Anglo-American Cable MatchA07 King's Indian Attack
6. A Hodges vs G Bellingham  1-08518983rd Anglo-American Cable MatchC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
7. D G Baird vs C D Locock ½-½6818983rd Anglo-American Cable MatchC50 Giuoco Piano
8. E M Jackson vs F Young  1-03518983rd Anglo-American Cable MatchC00 French Defense
9. A K Robinson vs H Jacobs 0-16218983rd Anglo-American Cable MatchA84 Dutch
10. H W Trenchard vs J A Galbreath 1-06018983rd Anglo-American Cable MatchD00 Queen's Pawn Game
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-26-17  zanzibar: BDE has coverage of the match, and in particular mentions that Pillsbury might have been able to win his game, with this quote from Blackburne:

<"The last ten hours of my game have been a draw. Of course, Pillsbury sacrificed his game in the interest of the match. Had the matter gone to Lasker he could not have decided except in favor of a draw.">

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