1904 Cambridge Springs International Chess Congress
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Round 3 Games

April 28, 1904

The pairings for Round 3 are listed below. The first player listed is White.
The player's score at the beginning of the round is in parentheses.

Round 3 Pairings
Lasker (1½) - Napier (1) Meises (2) - Fox (1)
Barry (0) - Marshall (1½) Teichmann (2) - Janowsky (2)
Hodges (1) - Showalter (½) Lawrence (½) - Marco (½)
Schlechter (½) - Delmar (½) Pillsbury (1) - Chigorin (½)

(17) Lasker - Napier, Sicilian Defense [B34]
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Nf3 g6 4.d4 cxd4 5.Nxd4 Bg7 6.Be3 d6 7.h3 Nf6 8.g4 0-0 9.g5 Ne8 10.h4 Nc7 11.f4 e5 12.Nde2 d5 13.exd5 Nd4 14.Nxd4 Nxd5 15.Nf5 Nxc3 16.Qxd8 Rxd8 17.Ne7+ Kh8 18.h5 Re8 19.Bc5 gxh5 20.Bc4 exf4 21.Bxf7 Ne4 22.Bxe8 Bxb2 23.Rb1 Bc3+ 24.Kf1 Bg4 25.Bxh5 Bxh5 26.Rxh5 Ng3+ 27.Kg2 Nxh5 28.Rxb7 a5 29.Rb3 Bg7 30.Rh3 Ng3 31.Kf3 Ra6 32.Kxf4 Ne2+ 33.Kf5 Nc3 34.a3 Na4 35.Be3 1-0
- Check out this ChessCafe.com article. Game analysis is on about page 6 of 14.
- In-depth analysis of this game by Life Master A.J. Goldsby.
- Click for interesting analysis of this game by NM Dan Heisman. (Link updated 8/23/03.)
- Analysis of the Heisman article was donated to this site by Life Master A.J. Goldsby.
- This game was lightly annotated by Soltis in the September 1982 issue of Chess Life, page 8, in an article about Napier. Soltis states, "Lasker generously offered to submit the game as a joint candidate for the brilliancy prize: 'It was your brilliancy, and I won it.'"
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Position after 19...gxh5


(18) Mieses - Fox, Sicilian Defense [B23]
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.d3 g6 6.Be3 Qa5 7.Nge2 Bg7 8.0-0 Nf6 9.h3 Bd7 10.Nc1 c4 11.dxc4 0-0-0 12.Nd3 h5 13.a4 Ng4 14.hxg4 hxg4 15.c5 Qc7 16.Bf4 e5 17.Be3 Be6 18.Re1 Qe7 19.g3 Qf6 20.Nb1 Qf3 21.Qxf3 gxf3 22.Nd2 Bg4 23.Red1 Rh3 24.Ne1 Rdh8 25.Nexf3 f5 26.Kg2 Bxf3+ 27.Nxf3 fxe4 28.Nh4 1-0
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This is a very interesting game, featuring a sacrifice by White. Marshall defends well and creates a net around the White King. When first reviewing this game I was totally taken by surprise by Marshall's technique.
(19) Barry - Marshall, Ruy Lopez (Schliemann) [C63]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 f5 4.d4 fxe4 5.Nxe5 Nxe5 6.dxe5 c6 7.Nc3 cxb5 8.Nxe4 d5 9.exd6 Nf6 10.Bg5 Qa5+ 11.Bd2 b4 12.Qe2 Qe5 13.Nxf6+ gxf6 14.Qxe5+ fxe5 15.Bxb4 Rg8 16.Rd1 Rg4 17.Ba3 Re4+ 18.Kf1 Bd7 19.f3 Bb5+ 20.Kf2 Re2+ 21.Kg3 Bh6 22.c3 0-0-0 23.Kh3 Bd7+ 24.g4 Rf8 25.Rdf1 Bf4 26.Re1 Rf2 27.Ref1 Rc2 0-1 Note: Some electronic databases are missing the last move-pair.
- Check out some nice analysis of this game by Life Master A.J. Goldsby. (Link posted 11/24/05.)


(20) Teichmann - Janowsky, Ruy Lopez [C84]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Nc3 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.h3 Na5 9.d3 h6 10.Ne2 g5 11.Ne1 Nh5 12.d4 Bb7 13.Nc3 Nf4 14.Bxf4 gxf4 15.dxe5 Nxb3 16.axb3 dxe5 17.Qh5 Bd6 18.Nd3 Qf6 19.Nd5 Qg7 20.c4 Rg8 21.Qf3 c6 22.Nc3 0-0-0 23.c5 Bc7 24.Rfd1 Qg6 25.Kh2 Rd4 26.Nxf4 Qg5 27.Nfe2 Kb8 28.Ng3 Bc8 29.Nce2 Rb4 30.Kh1 Be6 31.Rxa6 Rxb3 32.Rd3 Kb7 33.Ra1 Rxb2 34.Rda3 Bb8 35.Ng1 Qf4 36.Ra6 Qxf3 37.Rb6+ Kc7 38.Nxf3 Rc2 39.Rba6 Rxc5 40.Nh4 b4 41.Nhf5 b3 42.Rb1 Rc2 43.Kh2 Rd8 44.Ng7 Bc4 45.Ra4 Rdd2 46.N7f5 Be6 47.Ng7 b2 48.Nxe6+ fxe6 0-1


(21) Hodges - Showalter, Ruy Lopez [C87]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 d6 6.Re1 Be7 7.c3 Bg4 8.Bxc6+ bxc6 9.d4 Nd7 10.h3 Bxf3 11.Qxf3 0-0 12.Nd2 c5 13.d5 g6 14.g4 Bg5 15.Nf1 Kg7 16.Re2 Rh8 17.Ng3 Bxc1 18.Rxc1 Qg5 19.Qe3 Qf4 20.c4 Kf6 21.Rc3 h5 22.gxh5 gxh5 23.Qd2 Rag8 24.Ree3 Ke7 25.Kh1 Rg5 26.Qe2 Qf6 27.Nf5+ Kd8 28.Rg3 h4 29.Rg4 Rhg8 30.f3 Qg6 31.Qg2 Qh5 32.Rxg5 Rxg5 33.Qf2 Nf6 34.Rc1 Kd7 35.Rf1 Nh7 36.Rg1 Rxg1+ 37.Qxg1 Qxf3+ 38.Kh2 Qf4+ 39.Kg2 Qg5+ 40.Kh2 Qf4+ 41.Kg2 Qg5+ 42.Kh2 ½-½


(22) Lawrence - Marco, Four Knights Game [C49]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5 Bb4 5.0-0 0-0 6.d3 d6 7.Bg5 Bxc3 8.bxc3 Ne7 9.Nh4 Ng6 10.Bc4 Kh8 11.Rb1 h6 12.Nxg6+ fxg6 13.Bh4 g5 14.Bg3 g6 15.Qe2 Nh5 16.d4 Nf4 17.Bxf4 gxf4 18.f3 Qe7 19.Rf2 g5 20.Kf1 c6 21.Ke1 b5 22.Bd3 a6 23.g4 Be6 24.Ra1 Qa7 25.dxe5 dxe5 26.Rg2 Qc5 27.Kd2 b4 28.c4 Qd4 29.Rb1 Bxc4 30.h4 Qc3+ 31.Kd1 Bxd3 32.cxd3 Rfd8 33.Rb3 Qa1+ 34.Kc2 Qxa2+ 35.Rb2 b3+ 36.Kc3 Qa5+ 37.Kxb3 Rab8+ 38.Kc2 Rxb2+ 0-1


(23) Schlechter - Delmar, Philidor's Defense [C41]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Be7 6.Be2 0-0 7.0-0 Nc6 8.f4 d5 9.e5 Ne4 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.Nxe4 dxe4 12.Be3 Qd5 13.Qe1 f5 14.Qc3 Kh8 15.Rfd1 Qe6 16.b4 a5 17.bxa5 Ba6 18.Bxa6 Rxa6 19.Qb3 Qc8 20.Qc4 h6 21.Bc5 Bxc5+ 22.Qxc5 Re8 23.a4 Qa8 24.Rd7 Rxa5 25.Qc4 Qa7+ 26.Kh1 Qf2 27.Qf7 Rg8 28.Rad1 Raa8 29.Qh5 Qxf4 30.e6 Qe5 31.Rf7 Qxe6 32.Qxf5 Qxf5 33.Rxf5 Rxa4 34.Rc5 Re8 35.Rxc6 Re7 36.Kg1 e3 37.g3 Rd4 38.Re1 Rd2 39.Rc3 e2 40.Kf2 Kg8 41.h3 Kf8 42.Rf3+ Ke8 43.Rc3 Kf7 44.Rc6 g6 45.Rc3 Kg7 46.Rc6 g5 47.g4 Kh7 48.Rc3 Kg7 49.Rc6 Kg8 50.Rxh6 Rxc2 51.Rh5 Re5 52.h4 Kg7 53.Rxg5+ Rxg5 54.hxg5 Kg6 55.Rxe2 Rxe2+ 56.Kxe2 Kxg5 57.Kf3 ½-½


(24) Pillsbury - Chigorin, Queen's Gambit Declined [D31]
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e4 dxe4 6.Nxe4 Ngf6 7.Bd3 Nxe4 8.Bxe4 Bb4+ 9.Bd2 Qa5 10.0-0 Bxd2 11.Nxd2 0-0 12.c5 e5 13.Nc4 Qb4 14.Rc1 exd4 15.Nd6 Nf6 16.Bb1 Be6 17.Qc2 b6 18.a3 Qxc5 19.Qxc5 bxc5 20.Rxc5 Rfd8 21.Rxc6 Rab8 22.b4 Bd5 23.Ra6 Rb6 24.Rxb6 axb6 25.Rc1 Kf8 26.Nb5 Bb3 27.Bd3 Ba4 28.Nc7 Ng4 29.f4 Ne3 30.Kf2 Nd1+ 31.Ke2 Nc3+ 32.Kd2 Ke7 33.Re1+ Kd6 34.Na6 Ra8 35.Re5 f6 36.Rh5 h6 37.b5 Bxb5 38.Rxb5 Rxa6 39.Rb4 b5 40.Rxd4+ Kc5 41.Rd7 Rxa3 42.Rxg7 Nd5 43.Bc2 b4 44.Rb7 Kc4 45.Rb8 Nxf4 46.Rc8+ Kd4 47.Rb8 Nd5 48.Kc1 Ra1+ 49.Kb2 Rg1 50.Rg8 Ne3 51.Rd8+ Kc5 52.Be4 Rf1 53.Kb3 f5 54.Rc8+ Kd4 55.Ba8 Rb1+ 56.Ka2 Rh1 57.Kb3 Rxh2 58.Kxb4 Kd3 59.Rg8 Rh4+ 60.Kb3 Rg4 61.Rd8+ Rd4 62.Rh8 Rd6 63.Bf3 Rb6+ 64.Ka2 Kd2 65.Rd8+ Ke1 66.Rg8 Kf2 67.Rg7 Nf1 68.Rf7 Ng3 69.Ka3 Rb1 70.Rf6 Rf1 71.Kb3 h5 72.Kc2 h4 73.Bc6 Rg1 74.Kd3 Rxg2 75.Bxg2 Kxg2 76.Rh6 h3 77.Ke3 ½-½


Leaders after Round 3
Janowsky, Meises 3
Marshall, Lasker
Round 2 | Round 4


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