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Samuel R Barrett
Number of games in database: 5
Years covered: 1883 to 1908
Overall record: +3 -1 =1 (70.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening (3 games)

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Last updated: 2022-05-28 22:16:31

 page 1 of 1; 5 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Steinitz vs S R Barrett ½-½551883Casual gameC39 King's Gambit Accepted
2. Gunsberg vs S R Barrett 0-1481891Simul, 15bB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
3. Lasker vs S R Barrett  0-1451906Simul, 20bB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
4. Marshall vs S R Barrett  1-0231906Simul, 20bE00 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Capablanca vs S R Barrett 0-1601908Simul, 18bB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
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  whiteshark: Here is a study by BS. Barrett, published in "Duboque Chess Journal" in 1874:

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White to move mates in 12.

Mar-15-09  Calli: Problem looks like BS. I would recognize it anywhere! The game is actually Dr Samuel Barrett, part of a very strong contingent of players in Philadelphia at that time.
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  perfidious: Any relation to Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd fame? (laughs)
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  HeMateMe: Syd laughs at Mad Cap references.
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  GrahamClayton: Study by Barrett from 1914, when he was a member of the Franklin Chess Club in Philadelphia, PA:

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White to mate in two moves.

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  kingscrusher: Barrett has beaten both Lasker and Capablanca in Simuls with 1.e4 Nc6 - funny stuff - A tango player :)

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