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Clarence Seaman Howell
Number of games in database: 35
Years covered: 1900 to 1925
Overall record: +11 -16 =8 (42.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Apr-02-1881, died Oct-27-1936, 55 years old) United States of America

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In 1905, Howell won the Brooklyn Chess Club Championship with 9 wins, 1 draw, and 1 loss. In 1908, he won the New York State Chess Championship at Trenton Falls (+3 -1 =2).

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 35  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Pillsbury vs C S Howell 1-0211900Blindfold simul, 12bC25 Vienna
2. Marshall vs C S Howell 0-1441901Brooklyn CC chA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
3. R P Michell vs C S Howell  1-06419016th Anglo-American Cable MatchD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
4. L C Karpinski vs C S Howell ½-½521901BuffaloC67 Ruy Lopez
5. Marshall vs C S Howell 0-1661901BuffaloC54 Giuoco Piano
6. E Delmar vs C S Howell 1-0381901BuffaloD02 Queen's Pawn Game
7. C S Howell vs Pillsbury ½-½561901BuffaloB30 Sicilian
8. W Napier vs C S Howell 1-0361901BuffaloD00 Queen's Pawn Game
9. C S Howell vs L C Karpinski 1-0611901BuffaloB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
10. C S Howell vs Marshall 1-0431901BuffaloD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. Pillsbury vs C S Howell 1-0421901BuffaloB58 Sicilian
12. C S Howell vs E Delmar ½-½811901BuffaloC55 Two Knights Defense
13. C S Howell vs W Napier  0-1481901BuffaloB22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. C S Howell vs R P Michell 1-05619027th Anglo-American Cable MatchC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
15. V Sournin vs C S Howell  ½-½481902Washington - Brooklyn Telegraph MatchA84 Dutch
16. A Hodges vs C S Howell 1-0241903Kings CC - Rooks CC mC10 French
17. W Gunston vs C S Howell 1-06719038th Anglo-American Cable MatchC78 Ruy Lopez
18. C Curt vs C S Howell  1-0271904Brooklyn CC chA90 Dutch
19. A W Fox vs C S Howell  1-0611904Brooklyn CC chC11 French
20. C S Howell vs R P Michell 1-02119079th Anglo-American Cable MatchC54 Giuoco Piano
21. C S Howell vs W Ward  ½-½64190810th Anglo-American Cable MatchB40 Sicilian
22. E Delmar vs C S Howell  0-1611908NYSCA Mid-Summer Meeting. Trophy SectionD02 Queen's Pawn Game
23. C S Howell vs S T Sharp  0-1291908NYSCA Mid-Summer Meeting. Trophy SectionC67 Ruy Lopez
24. L Rosen vs C S Howell  ½-½271908NYSCA Mid-Summer Meeting. Trophy SectionC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
25. S T Sharp vs C S Howell  0-1361908NYSCA Mid-Summer Meeting. Trophy SectionB73 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
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  GrahamClayton: Interesting article about Howell:

The Howell Attack in the Ruy Lopez is named after him:

1. e4 e5 2. ♘f3 ♘c6 3. ♗b5 a6 4. ♗a4 ♘f6 5. OO ♘xe4 6. d4 b5 7. ♗b3 d5 8. dxe5 ♗e6 9. ♕e2

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  wordfunph: i guess he's related to <Morphyeus>.
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  MissScarlett: Sidney P. Johnston in the <Chicago Tribune>, August 11th 1902, p.7:

<C. S. Howell, the youngest and one of the most original and aggressive chess editors in the country, has resigned his position with the Brooklyn Standard Union. Mr. Howell was an unusally able writer on chess and always had a chip on his shoulder. He had a wholesome contempt, which he freely expressed, for that element which is continually flaunting its opinions, but refusing to support them by either play or analysis.>

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