1904 Cambridge Springs International Chess Congress
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Round 4 Games

April 29, 1904


The pairings for Round 4 are listed below. The first player listed is White.
The player's score at the beginning of the round is in parentheses.

Round 4 Pairings
Marco (1½) - Schlechter (1) Chigorin (1) - Showalter (1)
Fox (1) - Lasker (2½) Janowsky (3) - Hodges (1½)
Napier (1) - Lawrence (½) Delmar (1) - Teichmann (2)
Pillsbury (1½) - Barry (0) Marshall (2½) - Mieses (3)

(25) Marco - Schlechter, Sicilian Defense, Kan Variation [B41]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Be2 Nf6 6.Bf3 Nc6 7.0-0 Qc7 8.Nc3 Ne5 9.Bf4 d6 10.Be2 b5 11.a3 Be7 12.Be3 0-0 13.f3 Bb7 14.Qd2 Rfd8 15.Rad1 d5 16.exd5 Nxd5 17.Nxd5 Rxd5 18.Qc1 Nc4 19.Bxc4 Qxc4 20.Rd3 Qc7 21.Rfd1 Rad8 22.Ne2 Bc5 23.Rxd5 Bxd5 24.Bxc5 Qxc5+ 25.Kh1 Qc7 26.Nc3 Bb7 27.Rxd8+ Qxd8 28.Qe3 h6 29.Kg1 Qd6 30.Qd3 Qc7 ½-½


(26) Chigorin - Showalter, French Defense (Chigorin)[C00]
1.e4 e6 2.Qe2 c5 3.f4 Nc6 4.Nf3 Be7 5.Nc3 d5 6.d3 Nf6 7.g3 0-0 8.Bg2 Bd7 9.0-0 Nd4 10.Qd1 Nxf3+ 11.Bxf3 Bc6 12.Qe2 Qb6 13.Kh1 Rad8 14.g4 Qa6 15.e5 Nd7 16.g5 g6 17.Nd1 d4 18.Nf2 c4 19.Ng4 cxd3 20.cxd3 Nc5 21.Bxc6 bxc6 22.Nf2 Nb3 23.Rb1 Qxa2 24.Bd2 Rb8 25.Qd1 Rb7 26.Qc2 Nxd2 27.Qxd2 Rfb8 28.Ra1 Qd5+ 29.Ne4 Rxb2 30.Qd1 a5 31.Qf3 Kh8 32.Qh3 R8b3 33.Rae1 Rc2 34.Kg1 a4 35.Rf3 h5 36.gxh6 Rbb2 37.Rg3 a3 38.Ng5 Bxg5 39.fxg5 Rf2 40.h7 a2 41.Rg4 Qxe5 0-1


(27) Fox - Lasker, Ruy Lopez (Exchange) [C68]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 bxc6 5.d4 exd4 6.Qxd4 d6 7.0-0 Ne7 8.Nc3 Ng6 9.Re1 f6 10.Ne2 Be6 11.Ng3 c5 12.Qc3 Be7 13.Nf5 0-0 14.Ng5 Bxf5 15.exf5 fxg5 16.fxg6 hxg6 17.Qd3 Rf5 18.g4 Rf7 19.Qxg6 Bf6 20.c3 Rb8 21.Re3 Qd7 22.Qh5 Re7 23.Rxe7 Qxe7 24.Bd2 Rxb2 25.Re1 Be5 26.Bxg5 Qf8 27.Bh4 Qf7 28.Qxf7+ Kxf7 29.Re3 Rc2 30.Bd8 Bxc3 31.Re7+ Kf8 32.Rxc7 Be5 33.g5 Ke8 34.Be7 d5 35.Rxc5 Rd2 36.Ra5 Kxe7 37.Kg2 Ke6 38.Rxa6+ Kf5 39.h4 Bd4 40.Ra8 Kg4 41.Rf8 Rxa2 42.Rf7 Rxf2+ 43.Rxf2 Bxf2 44.Kxf2 Kxh4 45.Ke3 Kxg5 0-1


(28) Janowsky - Hodges, Ruy Lopez [C79]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 d6 6.Nc3 Bg4 7.d3 Be7 8.Be3 0-0 9.Ne2 b5 10.Bb3 Na5 11.Ng3 Nxb3 12.axb3 g6 13.h3 Bd7 14.Nh2 Ne8 15.f4 exf4 16.Bxf4 Bg5 17.Qd2 Bxf4 18.Qxf4 Ng7 19.Qh6 Qe7 20.Rae1 f6 21.d4 Rae8 22.c3 Ne6 23.b4 c5 24.Qd2 Nd8 25.Ra1 cxb4 26.Rxa6 Bc8 27.Raa1 bxc3 28.bxc3 Qc7 29.Qd3 Bd7 30.Rf2 Kg7 31.Nhf1 Nc6 32.Ne3 Ne7 33.Rfa2 Rb8 34.Ne2 Rfc8 35.Qd2 Rb7 36.Ra6 Be8 37.Ng4 Ng8 38.Qf4 Rd8 39.Rf1 Qe7 40.h4 f5 41.Nf2 d5 42.e5 b4 43.cxb4 Bb5 44.Ra2 Qxb4 45.Rfa1 Bxe2 46.Rxe2 Qe7 47.Rea2 Rdb8 48.g3 Nh6 49.Qf3 Qd7 50.Qd3 Rb3 51.Ra7 R8b7 52.Qxb3 Rxa7 53.Rxa7 Qxa7 54.Qxd5 Ng4 55.Nxg4 fxg4 56.e6 Qa1+ 57.Kf2 Qb2+ 58.Ke3 1-0
According to the Daily Bulletin the game was adjourned here, but later resigned by Hodges without further play.


(29) Napier - Lawrence, Ruy Lopez [C80]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Nxe4 6.d4 b5 7.Bb3 d5 8.a4 Rb8 9.axb5 axb5 10.dxe5 Be6 11.c3 Bc5 12.Nbd2 0-0 13.Bc2 f5 14.Nb3 Bb6 15.Nfd4 Nxd4 16.cxd4 f4 17.f3 Ng3 18.Re1 Qh4 19.Nc5 Bxc5 20.dxc5 c6 21.Ra6 Rbc8 22.b4 Nf5 23.Bxf5 Rxf5 24.Re2 Rh5 25.h3 Bxh3 26.Qd2 Be6 27.Qxf4 Qh1+ 28.Kf2 Rh2 29.Kg3 Rf8 30.Qe3 h5 31.f4 h4+ 32.Kf3 Rh3+ 33.Kf2 Rxe3 34.Bxe3 d4 0-1


(30) Delmar - Teichmann, 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.Bxc6 bxc6 8.Ne2 Re8 9.c3 Bc5 10.Ng3 h6 11.Qc2 Bb6 12.a4 a5 13.h3 Rb8 14.Bd2 c5 15.Rae1 c6 16.c4 Bc7 17.Nh4 Nxe4 18.Rxe4 d5 19.Nhf5 dxe4 20.dxe4 Bxf5 21.Nxf5 Qf6 22.Be3 Rbd8 23.Bxc5 Rd7 24.Be3 Red8 25.c5 Kh7 26.g4 g6 27.Ng3 Qf3 28.Qe2 Qxe2 29.Nxe2 Rb8 30.Rb1 Bd8 31.Kf1 Bg5 32.f4 Rd3 33.Kf2 Bh4+ 0-1


(31) Pillsbury - Barry, Queen's Gambit Declined [D60]
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e3 0-0 6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.Bd3 b6 8.cxd5 exd5 9.Ne5 Bb7 10.f4 Ne4 11.Bxe7 Qxe7 12.Bxe4 dxe4 13.0-0 f5 14.Qb3+ Kh8 15.Rfd1 Nf6 16.Rac1 c6 17.Ne2 Rac8 18.Kh1 Nd5 19.a3 Rc7 20.Ng3 g6 21.Re1 Qe6 22.Qd1 Rfc8 23.b4 Ra8 24.Qd2 a5 25.bxa5 Rxa5 26.Nc4 Ra8 27.Qb2 Ra6 28.Ne2 Kg8 29.Nc3 b5 30.Ne5 Qd6 31.Nxd5 Qxd5 32.Rc5 Qd6 33.Rec1 Re7 34.R1c3 Re6 35.h3 Re7 36.Kh2 Kg7 37.d5 cxd5 38.Rxb5 Ra7 39.Rb6 Qd8 40.Rcb3 1-0


Marshall annotated the following game in his book My Fifty Years of Chess. Note that most electronic databases have the move 54.Nf5. The actual move was 54.Nc4 as confirmed in multiple sources, including Marshall's book. I have updated this site accordingly.
Click here for extensive analysis of this game by Life Master A.J. Goldsby I.
(32) Marshall - Mieses, Queen's Gambit Accepted [D26]
1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bxc4 e6 5.Nc3 c5 6.Nf3 Be7 7.0-0 0-0 8.Qe2 a6 9.dxc5 Bxc5 10.e4 Nc6 11.Bg5 Be7 12.Rad1 Qc7 13.e5 Nd7 14.Bxe7 Nxe7 15.Bd3 Ng6 16.Bxg6 hxg6 17.Rd6 Nb6 18.Rfd1 Nc4 19.Qe4 Nxd6 20.exd6 Qd8 21.d7 Qe7 22.dxc8=Q Raxc8 23.h3 Rfd8 24.Rxd8+ Rxd8 25.a3 b5 26.Qc6 Qd6 27.Qxd6 Rxd6 28.Kf1 Rb6 29.Ke2 b4 30.axb4 Rxb4 31.Nd1 f6 32.Kd3 g5 33.Kc3 Rf4 34.Nd4 g4 35.hxg4 Rxg4 36.Ne3 Rf4 37.f3 e5 38.Ne6 Rh4 39.Nxg7 Rh1 40.Ne8 Kf7 41.Nd6+ Ke6 42.Ne4 Rc1+ 43.Kd2 Rc8 44.b4 Ra8 45.Nc5+ Kd6 46.Kc3 Ra7 47.Kc4 Ra8 48.Nf5+ Kc6 49.Nxa6 Kb6 50.Nc5 Ra2 51.Ne3 Kc6 52.b5+ Kc7 53.Kd5 Re2 54.Nc4 Rxg2 55.b6+ Kb8 56.Nd6 Rd2+ 57.Ke6 1-0


Leaders after Round 4
Janowsky 4
Marshall, Lasker
Meises, Teichmann 3
Round 3 | Round 5


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