Roy Turnbull Black


Roy Turnbull Black

Roy Turnbull Black (February 14, 1888 – July 27, 1962) was an American chess player.citation
last=Gaige | first=Jeremy | author-link=Jeremy Gaige
year=1987 | title=Chess Personalia, A Biobibliography
publisher=McFarland
isbn=0-7864-2353-6
page=40
] Black was a judge by profession. Although his record against Capablanca was one win, one draw and three losses, he beat Capablanca with black pieces in New York in 1911:

1.e4 c5 2.b4 cxb4 3.a3 bxa3 4.Bxa3 d65.Nf3 Nc6 6.d4 g6 7.h4 Bg4 8.c3 Bg79.Nbd2 Nf6 10.Qb3 Qb6 11.Qa2 Bxf3 12.gxf3 Nh513.Nc4 Qc7 14.Bc1 O-O 15.Rb1 Kh8 16.Bh3 b617.Bg4 Nf6 18.Ne3 h5 19.Bh3 Na5 20.Bd2 Bh621.Rc1 Kh7 22.c4 Nb7 23.Nf5 Ng8 24.Nxh6 Nxh625.Bxh6 Kxh6 26.Qd2+ Kh7 27.f4 e5 28.fxe5 dxe529.d5 Nc5 30.Qe2 Qe7 31.Bf5 Kg7 32.Rc3 Rh833.Rg3 Rh6 34.Qe3 Qf6 35.Rhg1 Kh7 36.Rg5 gxf537.Rxf5 Qe7 38.Qf3 f6 39.Rxh5 Nd3+ 40.Kd1 Nf441.Rxh6+ Kxh6 42.Qg3 Rc8 43.Qc3 Qc5 0-1

He was born in New York City and died in Williamsville, New York.

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