Saturday, March 16

Marshall in New Orleans

Following his victory in the recent Havana tournament, Frank J. Marshall traveled to New Orleans for a chess engagement.  During his stay in the Crescent City Marshall contested the following individual game with Judge Leon L. Labatt, long one of the strongest New Orleans players.  Judge Labatt succeeded in doing what only Janowski had accomplished in Havana; namely, inflicting a defeat on the United States Champion.  The game, which would merit attention by virtue of its result alone, is rendered even more noteworthy by the peregrinations of White's King, and by Marshall's ingenious attempts to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat via yet another "swindle":

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