|2nd Anglo-American Cable Match (1897)|
<Match 2, February 12-13, 1897: Great Britain 5½, United States 4½>|
(GBR White on the odd-numbered boards)
The second match saw the rosters expand to ten players, which seemed to favor the British as their one-point victory was due in large part to a sweep on the bottom three boards.
GBR 5.5 USA 4.5
1 Blackburne ½ Pillsbury ½
2 Locock 0 Showalter 1
3 Atkins 1 Burille 0
4 Lawrence 0 Barry 1
5 Mills ½ Hymes ½
6 Bellingham ½ Hodges ½
7 Blake 0 Delmar 1
8 Jackson 1 Helms 0
9 Cole, Henry 1 Teed 0
10 Jacobs 1 McCutcheon 0
The 1st Anglo-American Cable Match (1896) and 3rd Anglo-American Cable Match (1898) were the previous and next editions of this team match-up.
Original collection: Game Collection: Anglo-American Cable Matches, 1896-1911, by User: Phony Benoni
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