chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing
Louis R Eisenberg vs Edward Friederich Schrader
7th American Chess Congress (1904), St. Louis, MO USA, rd 7, Oct-22
Queen's Gambit Declined: Modern. Knight Defense (D51)  ·  1/2-1/2

ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Get this game explained with Decode Chess
explore this opening
find similar games 1 more L R Eisenberg/E F Schrader game
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: The tournament is found above the game. For the newest chess events, this information may be a link which takes you to the tournament page which includes other games, a crosstable, discussion, etc.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-05-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: The game E F Schrader vs L R Eisenberg, 1904 from round 7 the 7th American Chess Congress (St. Louis, 1904) reached this position:


click for larger view

At this point the score in the "American Chess Bulletin", November 1904, p.116, breaks off with the note "After fifty more moves the game was drawn." By which point both players were no doubt sick of this particular one-in-a-lifetime experience.

The tournament required that the first draw between two players be replayed, so three days later the two were at it again, producing the game on this page. Here's the final position:


click for larger view

I like to imagine that Schrader said to Eisenberg, "Ready to go another fifty?"

And Eisenberg replied, "Are you nuts?"

And they weren't.

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.


NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific game only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
November, p. 116 [Game 330]
from American Chess Bulletin 1904 by Phony Benoni
Round 7 -- replay game -- 22 Oct 1904
from St. Louis 1904 by crawfb5

Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC