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Albert Hodges vs Eugene Delmar
Cambridge Springs (1904), Cambridge Springs, PA USA, rd 5, May-02
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Cozio Defense (C70)  ·  0-1

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Sep-09-04
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  Chessical: Hodges plays solidly, but his <24.Bf2?> overlooks that his Q and N's do not coordinate. He had to play:

<24.Ng5!> h6 25.Bc5 hxg5 26.Bxf8 Bxf8 27.Qe6

Mar-14-13
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  Phony Benoni: The finish is reminescent of the famous N Marache vs Morphy, 1857 game:


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<19...Ng3!>

Which is not surprising, considering that Delmar got his start during the Morphy Boom in the late 1850s.

Feb-06-16
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  TheFocus: Cambridge Springs Brilliancy Prizes:

First Prize ($40) - Carl Schlechter, for his game against Dr. E. Lasker in the 11th round.

Second Prize ($25) - William E. Napier, for his game against John Barry in the first round.

Third and fourth Prize ($35) - divided equally between David Janowski, for his game against M. Tschigorin in the sixth round, and to Eugene Delmar, for his game against A.B. Hodges in the fifth round.

See <American a Chess Bulletin>, November 1904, pg. 127.

Feb-06-16  zanzibar: <Focus> are making a collection for games with Brillancy Prizes?

Oh, ooh, that would be exciting.

Feb-06-16
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  TheFocus: <zanzibar> <Focus> <are making a collection for games with Brillancy Prizes? Oh, ooh, that would be exciting.>

That would be nice. I have lots of bound magazines to pore through.

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