Chicago 1903




Results
 
Crosstable scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games   
Johnston, Sidney    2440 (54) 14.5 / 17 
Judd, Max    2503 (44) 14.5 / 17 
Uedemann, Louis    2402 (44) 14.5 / 17 
Elliott, Edward    2325 (48) 13 / 17 
Schrader, Edward    2363 (46) 13 / 17 
Medinus, Carl    2300 (55) 12.5 / 17 
Eppens, Julius    2268 (55) 9.5 / 17 
Lee, Harry    2242 (53) 9 / 17 
Bigelow, Arthur    2091 (48) 8 / 17 
Frank, Harry    2114 (72) 8 / 17 
Madsen, C.    2088 (59) 7.5 / 17 
Smith, Harsen    2106 (45) 7.5 / 17 
Widmeyer, William    2016 (47) 6.5 / 17 
Hine, Willis    2058 (51) 5.5 / 17 
Spencer, George    2003 (50) 5.5 / 17 
Wauchope, George    1780 (93) 2.5 / 17 
Fleet, C.T.    1682 (108) 1.5 / 17 
Taylor, James    1911 (54) 0 / 17 
 
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Judd, Max    2503 (44) 1.5 /
Johnston, Sidney    2440 (54) 0.5 /
 
Judd, Max    2503 (44) 2 /
Uedemann, Louis    2402 (44) 0 /
 
Johnston, Sidney    2440 (54) 0.5 /
Uedemann, Louis    2402 (44) 0.5 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: 4th Western Chess Association Tournament
Place: Chicago
Start date: 10 Aug. 1903
End date: 15 Aug. 1903
 
Notes:
Gaige and Di Felice have 'R.J. Spencer' here; chessgames.com has 'George B Spencer'. Checkmate of Sep 1903 (p.277) has 'G. Spencer'. Checkmate also has 'C.T. Fleet' while chessgames.com has 'C P Fleet'. Gaige's crosstable has a result of '1?' for Eppens against Bigelow, but '1/2?' for Bigelow against Eppens. Di Felice and chessgames.com indicate that the game was a draw. In the play-off, Gaige says that Johnston drew one with Uedemann, and that if they played a 2nd game, the result is unknown. Chessgames.com says that the second games was adjourned and 'apparently never finished'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 27
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables II, page 190A
   Hilbert, Young Marshall, page 80
Periodicals
   [ChM], vol. 2, no. 12, Sep. 1903, page 277
Web
   [US Open 1903, Chicago = 4th Western Champ.]

Tournament information updated: 21 Jun. 2023