Friday, October 25, 2013

Reshevsky vs Bigelow 1922 - The Washington Herald

The Washington Herald
5 November 1922
Chess News and Comment from The Washington Herald provided tournament chess games, as well as report on their local Capital City Chess Club. Chess editor W.H. Mutchler

David Janowski vs Samuel Reshevsky 0-1 - Queen's Gambit Declined
Charles Jaffe vs Jacob Bernstein 1-0 - Ruy Lopez
Samuel Reshevsky vs Horace Ransom Bigelow 1/2-1/2 - Indian's Game E10
The Washington Herald continued their report on New York 1922 tournament. Won by Lasker , this tournament was debut for young Samuel Reshevksy. The local spectators were impressed and The Washington Herald re-posted his victory against David Janowski. Which already posted last week. Age of Chess blog converted all the annotation on that blog post, just follow the link.

Proposed telephone match for Capital City Chess Club vs Philadelphia Chess Association. This was their second telephone match since C.C.C.C vs Manhattan Chess Club in 1920, won by the later. Players for Washington are Whitaker, Sournin etc. Detail can be found on the next issue.

The Washington Herald Chess Comment and News
5 November 1922
tags: chess column in old newspaper, washington chess club history, philadelphia chess history, age of chess, samuel reshevsky history, romantic chess, unknown chess games

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