Joel Benjamin at age 12

I found this picture original in a New York Times, July 16, 1976 article by Robert McG. Thomas, Jr. It was rather poor quality, so I photoshopped it a little. Sorry to say, there’s only the slightest of improvement to report. But still, here it is;     His youthful appearance is on display, which…

Monte Carlo (1902) – Full Round Report (work in progress) – update

[Skip directly to stub section.] Here’s the best view of the tournament that I have at the moment: BDE coverage 2/3 – 3/13 excluding Thurs 2/6, Sat 2/22, Wed 3/5, Thurs 3/6, Sat 3/8 ================================================================================================= Round reports Mon 1036534 10016 10510 1902.02.03 C50 45 (R1) 1-0 Chigorin — Tarrasch 1054757 19523 12808 1902.02.03 C10 20…

Monte Carlo (1902) – Replayed games…

Here are the replayed draws from <Monte Carlo (1902)>, the dates of all these games should be reviewed either with the “modern” tournament book, or via contemporaneous articles (such as “The Field”): >>> rr(t) Monte Carlo (1902) R1 – 02.03 79267 1094520 18641 10309 1902.02.05 A06 55 (R1.2) 1-0 Albin, Adolf — Marshall, Frank James…