With a clean sweep on all four boards in the final match with West Point, Princeton nosed out Harvard for the championship of the newly formed Quadrangular Class League in their annual tournament held at the Manhattan Chess Club on December 27, 28, and 29. In one of the closest finishes in the history of the meeting, Princeton overcame Harvard's early lead to win by half a point. This victory, which was the first for Princeton in 15 years, gives them possession of the Belden-Stevens' trophy.
Yale, defeated by Harvard and Princeton, finished third and West Point trailed with two losses and a tie game with Yale.
F. A. Chevalier '29 and W. B. Locke '27 of the University team tied for 'second individual honors with 2 1-2 games apiece to their credit, while Spackman of Princeton finished with a clean score. The other two members of the Crimson team were B. J. Raines '28 and H. S. Flashman '27.