Janowsky, D.M. – Showalter, J.W. 1899 (1)




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Janowsky, Dawid    2612 (29) 9/13 
Showalter, Jackson    2541 (30) 4/13 
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: 17 Nov. 1898
End date: 12 Jan. 1899
 
Notes:
Elo gives 8/13 for Janowski; Feenstra Kuiper, Sunnucks, Di Felice, Hilbert and the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports give +7-2=4 for Janowski. Feenstra Kuiper, Elo and Hooper and Whyld give date as 1899; Di Felice gives 1898; Sunnucks gives 1898-1899; Hilbert gives 17 Nov. 1898-12 Jan. 1899, also given in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports. According to Hooper and Whyld this was a friendly match; Hilbert says there were stakes of $750 a side.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 189
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 31
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 233, 262
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 61
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 309
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 454
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 59, 13 Jan. 1899, page 8