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Elliott E Stearns
Number of games in database: 17
Years covered: 1916 to 1957
Overall record: +4 -10 =3 (32.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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(born Oct-07-1891, died Jun-23-1969, 77 years old) United States of America

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E E Stearns vs A D Harmon 1-0261916Ohio State Championship matchA83 Dutch, Staunton Gambit
2. Reshevsky vs E E Stearns ½-½351921Simul, 20bB30 Sicilian
3. I Spero vs E E Stearns  1-0311921Ohio State ch (final)C02 French, Advance
4. E E Stearns vs H H Hahlbohm  0-123192122nd Western ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Ed. Lasker vs E E Stearns  1-050192122nd Western ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. E E Stearns vs J T Beckner  1-032192122nd Western ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
7. L Stolzenberg vs E E Stearns  1-039192122nd Western ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
8. E E Stearns vs S H Shapiro  0-149192122nd Western ChampionshipD60 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
9. E E Stearns vs N Whitaker  ½-½90192122nd Western ChampionshipD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
10. Capablanca vs E E Stearns 1-0601922Simul, 103bC12 French, McCutcheon
11. Capablanca vs E E Stearns  0-1381922Simul, 43bC12 French, McCutcheon
12. Capablanca vs E E Stearns 1-0321926Simul, 34bD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. Kashdan vs E E Stearns  ½-½261932SimulC12 French, McCutcheon
14. Koltanowski vs E E Stearns  1-0531942Blindfold simulE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
15. J Harkins vs E E Stearns  1-0331949Ohio ChampionshipB27 Sicilian
16. E E Stearns vs W Shipman  0-147195758th US OpenC25 Vienna
17. S Van Gelder vs E E Stearns  0-138195758th US OpenA16 English
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  GrahamClayton: Stearns represented Yale University against Pennsylvania University in 1913.
Sep-04-13  DoctorD: Elliot Stearns, Chess Life 1957

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Sep-04-13  DoctorD: Interesting story about Stearns playing in 1948 Tri-State Championship and looking like a hero despite an off-form 0-6 showing:

Sep-04-13  DoctorD: Stearns played Capablanca three times in exhibitions. In addition to the loss given here (and in the cited article), he lost once in February 1922, but beat him "later that year":

Sep-09-13  DoctorD: More on one of Stearn's simul efforts versus Capablanca:

Apr-10-16  reztap: Stearns was a corporate attorney who resided in Shaker Hts,Oh.

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