The eleventh annual intercollegiate chess tournament between Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Columbia will be held during the Christmas recess at the Columbia Grammar School, 34 and 36 East Fifty-first street, New York.
Play will begin on Monday, December 29, at 1 o'clock, and the tournament will continue for three days, the hours of play each day being from 1 to 6 and from 8 to 10 o'clock. Fifty cents admission will be charged, and tickets good for six entrances will be put on sale at the door for $2.00 apiece.
The schedule has been arranged as follows:
Monday, December 29-Columbia vs. Princeton; Harvard vs. Yale.
Tuesday, December 30-Columbia vs. Harvard; Yale vs. Princeton.
Wednesday, December 31-Columbia vs. Yale; Harvard vs. Princeton.
The teams are made up in the following order:
Harvard-C. T. Rice 2G., P. W. Bridgman '04, W. G. Clerk 1G., P. S. Estes '04. Substitutes-L. P. Carr '04, C. French '06.
Yale-J. F. Sawin '04, E. B. Adams '04, E. B. Hull '05, N. C. Hull '03. Substitutes-C. H. Owen '05, A. Sandiford '04.
Princeton-C. S. Richardson '03, J. H. Hankinson '03, L. G. Bissell '04, A. J. Pilgram P.G.
Columbia-F. H. Sewall '04, H. A. Keeler '03, G. W. Tucker, Jr., '05, F. B. Barshell '05. Substitutes - B. R. Von Scholly '03, J. Tolchinsky '05.
The drawings are as follows:
Monday-Sewall, C. vs Richardson, P.; Keeler, C. vs. Hankinson, P.; Tucker, C. vs. Bissell, P.; Barshell, C. vs. Pilgram, P.; Rice, H. vs. Sawin, Y.; Bridgman, H. vs. Adams, Y.; Clerk, H. vs. E. B. Hull, Y.; Estes, H. vs. N. C. Hull, Y.
Tuesday - Rice, H. vs. Sewall, C.; Bridgman, H. vs. Keeler, C.; Clerk, H. vs. Tucker, C.; Estes, H. vs. Barshell, C.; Sawin, Y. vs. Richardson, P.; Adams, Y. vs. Hankinson, P.; E. B. Hull, Y. vs. Bissell, P.; N. C. Hull, Y. vs. Pilgram, P.
Wednesday-Sewall, C. vs. Sawin, Y.; Keeler, C. vs. Adams, Y.; Tucker, C. vs. E. B. Hull, Y.; Barshell, C. vs. N. C. Hull, Y.; Rice, H. vs. Richardson, P.; Bridgman, H. vs. Hankinson, P.; Clerk, H. vs. Bissell, P.; Estes, H. vs. Pilgram, P.
The winning team will hold the intercollegiate cup for one year, and in addition each member of the team will receive a silver medal with his name and the date of the game inscribed upon it.
Of the previous tournaments, Harvard has won six, Columbia three, and Yale one.