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1870 New South Wales vs Victoria
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INTERCOLONIAL CHESS MATCH.

A chess match between representatives chosen from the chess clubs of New South Wales and Victoria, by means of the telegraph, came off on the 9th of November.

The following gentlemen were the players :

Board 1. Mr Hollander (NSW) vs Mr Goldsmith (Vic) Board 2. Mr McRae (NSW) vs Mr Phillips (Vic) Board 3. Mr Heydon (NSW) vs Mr Burns (Vic)
Board 4. Mr Smith (NSW) vs Mr Baynes (Vic)
Board 5. Mr Ryan (NSW) vs Mr Sedgefield (Vic) Board 6. Mr Russell (NSW) vs Mr Stanley (Vic) Board 7. Mr Pendrill (NSW) vs Mr Fisher (Vic)

Illustrated Australian News for Home Readers (Melbourne, Vic.) issue Monday 5 December 1870

The result of the match was that Victoria scored games 1, 2 and 3 ; New South Wales scored game No. 4. Games Nos. 5 and 6 were drawn, and No. 7 terminated in a dispute, which it has been agreed to refer to Judge Francis.

Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW) issue Saturday 12 November 1870

Board 1/7
A S Hollander vs L Goldsmith, 1870 
(A85) Dutch, with c4 & Nc3, 31 moves, 0-1

Board 2/7
L S Phillips vs J McRae, 1870 
(C01) French, Exchange, 38 moves, 1-0

Board 3/7
C G Heydon vs A Burns, 1870 
(A84) Dutch, 41 moves, 0-1

Board 4/7
G W Baynes vs Robert Smith, 1870 
(B21) Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4, 19 moves, 0-1

Board 5/7
T I Ryan vs S W Sedgefield, 1870 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 6/7
J S Stanley vs M Russell, 1870 
(C01) French, Exchange, 37 moves, 1/2-1/2

Board 7/7
C M Fisher vs J Pendrill, 1870 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 27 moves, 1/2-1/2

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