London – BCA (1892) — schedule / result / openings

[Updated 2016.06.02]

This is basically my raw working notes, after researching contemporaneous American newspaper accounts on O’Keefe and Proquest:

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     March 1892
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
       1  2  3  4  5      Play starts Mon 7th, no play on Sundays
 6  7  8  9 10 11 12      R1-6  M-S
13 14 15 16 17 18 19      R7-11 M-F
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31

RD = {
   1  : "07",
   2  : "08",
   3  : "09",
   4  : "10",
   5  : "11",
   6  : "12",
   7  : "14",
   8  : "15",
   9  : "16",
   10 : "17",
   11 : "18"
   }

for k in RD.keys():
    RD[str(k)] = "1892.03." + RD[k]
    del( RD[k] ) 
   
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O'Keefe + Proquest
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R1  Mon 3/7    (CPC v11-12 (Wed March 9, 1892) p225/740; NY Daily Tribune 3/8)

[*] Van Vliet -- Bird           1-0    38     Dutch Defense   (Washington Evening Star 1892.03.12 has game)
    Jasnagrodsky -- Mason       0-1    46     1.P-Q4
(*  Lasker -- Loman             1-0    34     Ruy Lopez (3...N-B3)
    Rumboll -- Fenton           0-1    34     French
    Locock -- Lee                =     21     French
    Mortimer -- Gossip           =     46     French

    
R2  Tues 3/8   NY Sun 03.09 + NY Daily Tribune 3/9 

*   Bird -- Lasker              1-0   103     1.P-KB4
(*  Gossip -- Mason             0-1    23     Four Knights
    Jasnogrodsky -- Loman       0-1    34     1.P-Q4
(*  Locock -- Rumboll           1-0    55     Ruy Lopez
*   Lee -- Van Vliet            1-0    70     Ruy Lopez
    Mortimer -- Fenton           =     22     French


R3  Wed 3/9    NY Daily Tribune 3/10 (all)

*   Lasker -- Mason             1-0    49+    Petroff
    Bird -- Locock              1-0    59     Giuoco Piano
*   Rumboll -- Gossip           1-0    29(?)  French
*)  Van Vliet -- Fenton          =     51     Four Knights  (only ending)
(*  Lee -- Loman                1-0    45     Ruy Lopez
[*] Mortimer -- Jasnogrodsky    1-0    36+    Evans Gambit Declined


R4  Thu 3/10   NY Daily Tribune 3/11 (pairings) + Sun 3/11 (result/openings)

    Rumboll -- Van Vliet        0-1    25     Two Knights 
(*  Gossip -- Loman             0-1    27     Vienna
*   Lasker -- Lee               1-0           Irregular
(*  Mortimer -- Bird            0-1           Irregular
*   Jasnogrodsky -- Locock      1-0           Ruy Lopez
(*  Mason -- Fenton              =            adjourned (NYT 3/12 finished as draw after 47 moves, Sun 3/12 Guioco Piano)


R5 Fri 3/11  NY Daily Tribune 3/12 (pairings) + Sun 3/12 (result/moves/openings)

*   Van Vliet -- Lasker         0-1    36      Ruy Lopez
    Jasnogrodsky -- Lee         1-0    37      Zukertort
    Loman -- Fenton              =             Ruy Lopez
    Locock -- Gossip            1-0    36      Vienna  
(*  Rumboll -- Mortimer         1-0    52      Ruy Lopez
*   Mason -- Bird               1-0    25      Sicilian


R6 Sat 3/12  (NY Daily Tribune 3/13 also NY Sun 3/13)

*   Mortimer -- Van Vliet       0-1    36      KGD
*   Loman -- Bird               1-0    36      Sicilian
*   Fenton -- Locock            0-1    35      Ruy Lopez
    Jasnogrodsky -- Lasker      0-1    42      1. P - Q 4
    Mason -- Rumboll            1-0    33      1. P - Q 4 (Irregular)
    Gossip -- Lee               1-0     -     (adjourned - NYDT 3/16 Gossip won NYT 3/16 on 3/15 on 51th move) 


R7 Mon 3/14 (NY Sun 3/15 also NY Daily Tribune 3/15)

(*   Rumboll -- Jasnogrodsky    0-1    56      Four Knights
     Bird -- Fenton             1-0    50      French
*    Lasker -- Mortimer          =     33      Ruy Lopez
     Van Vliet -- Gossip         =     57      Center Counter Gambit
     Lee -- Mason                =     52      French
(*   Locock -- Loman             =     21      Ruy Lopez


R8 Tue 3/15 (NY Daily Tribune 3/16)

     Fenton -- Gossip           1-0    47      Center Counter Gambit
     Jasnogrodsky -- Van Vliet  1-0    46      1.P-Q4
*    Locock -- Mason             =     40      Ruy Lopez
*    Bird-- Lee                 0-1    52      1.P-KB4
*    Lasker -- Rumboll          1-0    39      1.P-Q4
(*   Loman --  Mortimer          -             adjourned  (1-0 C60 NYDT 3/16 Ruy Lopez 3...P-QR3, 1-0 43 moves)


R9 Wed 3/16  (NY Daily Tribune 3/17)

     Gossip -- Lasker           0-1    39      Irregular
*    Bird -- Jasnogrodsky       1-0    25      1.P-KB4
(*   Locock -- Mortimer         1-0    34      Ruy Lopez (3...P-QR3)
*    Fenton -- Lee               =     75      Four Knights
     Mason -- Van Vliet         1-0    74      1.P-Q4
*    Loman -- Rumboll           1-0    31      Center Counter Gambit


R10 Thu 3/17  (NY Daily Tribune 3/18)

*    Fenton -- Lasker           0-1    40      Ruy Lopez (3...N-KB3)
     Rumboll -- Bird            0-1            Sicilian
*    Lee -- Mortimer            1-0    36      1.N-KB3
*    Mason -- Loman             1-0    30      1.P-Q4
(*   Locock -- Van Vliet         =     61      Irregular
     Gossip -- Jasnogrodsky     0-1    28      Ruy Lopez (3...P-Q3)


R11 Fri 3/18   (NY Sun 3/19, NYDT 3/19)

     Lasker -- Locock            =     24      1.P-Q4  (all Lasker needed was a draw)
(*   Mason -- Mortimer          0-1    35      Evans Gambit
     Bird -- Gossip              =     60+     Stonewall
(*   Loman -- Van Vliet (c?)    1-0    61      Ruy Lopez
     Fenton -- Jasnogrodsky     1-0    41      Irregular
     Lee -- Rumboll     (c?)    0-1            1.N-B3 (Zukertort)

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Key:
  *  - <ChessBase> has game (or fragment)
 (*  - opening only
  *) - ending or fragment
 [*] - not in <ChessBase>, but available.
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Updates:

6/02 – Corrected game results for these games:

R2 – Bird–Lasker, Gossip–Mason
R5 – Locock–Gossip
R7 – Rumboll–Jasnogrodsky
R8 – Bird–Lee

 

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