Manchester (1890) – a first look

Manchester (1890) –  6th BCA Congress 20-player RR⁽¹⁾     August 25th – September 8th, 1890    at Athenaeum, Princess Street, Manchester ENG. Time Control:    20 moves/hour⁽²⁾, sealed envelope adjournments(?).   Playing sessions⁽³⁾:   2 games/day + 1 game/day,  12pm- 4pm and 6:00-10:00pm sessions.                           …

Amsterdam (1889) – a first look

Amsterdam (1889) –  International Tournament 9-player RR⁽¹⁾     August 26th-31th    at Cafe Red Lion, Vygendam, Amsterdam NED. Time Control:  18 moves/hour⁽²⁾, sealed envelope adjournments(?).   Playing sessions:   2 games/day + 1 game/day,  12pm- 4pm and 6:30-10:30pm sessions.                                      …

Amsterdam (1889) – 365 vs CG comparison

If this is unfamiliar please find a previous example in the blog: Five games were found with differences, plus <CG> is missing two stubs (one missing game + one forfeit) ========================================================================== Amsterdam (1889) ========================================================================== 365 vs CG – i.e. 365 first, CG second ———————————————————————- 1889.08.26 A03 38 (R1) 1-0 Lasker — Bauer Tpos 6.Nf3, 7.Nc3;…

Amsterdam (1889) – working notes

TB Round Number index R-1 G-1 p14/22 R-2 G-5 p20/28 R-3 G-9 p25/33 R-4 G-13 p35/43 R-5 G-17 p45/53 R-6 G-21 p52/60 R-7 G-25 p60/68 R-8 G-29 p68/76 R-9 G-33 p77/85 ==================================================================== Haagsche courant 28-08-1889 De internationale schaakwedstrijd, uitgeschreven door het „Amsterdamsch Schaakgenootschap”, is Zondag begonnen en zal de gansche week duren. Deelnemers le klasse…

Amsterdam (1889) – Tournament Book (en + de)

The Amsterdam (1889) tournament book can be found on google books: http://books.google.com/books?id=OVzzAAAAMAAJ Der internationale schachkongress zu Amsterdam im august, 1889 by Dirk van Foreest, I. D. Tresling J.L. Beijers, 1891 * * * * * For convenience, here is a Google translation to English of an extract of the original German, followed by the original text…

Breslau (1889) – a first look

Breslau (1889) –  6th DSB Chess Congress 18-player RR     July 15th-26th   at Restaurant “Zum Munchener Kinde“⁽¹⁾, Breslau GER. Time Control:  20 moves/hour⁽²⁾, sealed envelop adjournments.   Playing sessions:   2 games/day + 1 game/day,  9am- 1pm and 4-8pm sessions.                                …