The following websites are devoted to Frank James Marshall or
offer some discussion of his life and games. To add your Marshall-related
website to this list, please send the link and a brief description
to Michael Goeller at email@example.com.
Cambridge Springs International Chess Congress
A very nice site devoted to one of Marshall's great early triumphs.
A site devoted to New York 1924, where Marshall did quite well
Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online
Check out the extensive coverage of chess by doing a search on
Marshall or looking for Herman Helms's weekly Thursday columns.
Frank Marshall Combinations
A nice collection of combinations by Marshall.
by Frank Marshall and J.C.H. Macbeth
An excerpt from Marshall's "Chess Step by Step" from
Dimock Theme Tournament.
A website devoted to the 1924 Marshall Chess Club gambit tournament
that featured Marshall, Torre, and Santasiere, among others, contesting
lines stemming from 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.d4. The site features
annotated games and excellent analysis of the Urusov Gambit and
James Marshall's Best Games of Chess (Book Review)
by Jim Loy
A good review of Marshall's book of his games, including a nicely
James Marshall from the Cleveland Public Library
A very nicely done, short biography of the American GM.
James Marshall, USA
A very nice German language site devoted to the U.S. Champion.
A brief biographical reflection with the famous Levitsky game.
Marshall: American Chess Legend.
Part of the Chess Hall of Fame website, this page offers a useful
biography of the grandmaster and links.
Marshall: King of Traps (from ChessBase)
by Lev Khariton
A wonderful webpage devoted to some of Marshall's more famous
swindles. A great article.
Marshall on the Marshall Attack
by Eric Schiller
A nice article on Marshall's famous counterattack in the Spanish.
Marshall Simultaneous in Victoria
A reprint of an article about Marshall's 1913 visit to Canada.
Includes one game.
Marshall, United States Champion (Book Review)
A nice review of Soltis's book, with a reprint of his annotated
version of the famous game Levitsky-Marshall, Breslau 1912, featuring
what most consider to be the most beautiful move ever played.
Corner: Marshall Gambit
by Bertrand Weeganaar
An excellent review and discussion of the Marshall Gambit in the
wake of Tim Harding's new CD on the opening variation.
I Have Known: Frank James Marshall (1877-1944)
by Hans Kmoch
A very nice remembrance of Marshall by his long-lived friend and
fellow GM. Another great article from the Chess Cafe website.
the Marshall Attack Been Refuted?
by Tim Harding
A prelude to Harding's CD on the Marshall Gambit in the Ruy Lopez.
by Hannon Russell
The history of the Marshall-Lasker non-match of 1904-1905, when
Marshall had proven himself so strong at Cambridge Springs.
A site devoted to a very interesting drawn game between the US
Champ and the famous painter / chessplayer. Be sure to follow
to the game itself.
in the Far West
An article from the Mechanic's Institute of San Francisco.
Archives PGN Game Collection
An ftp download of Marshall's games in PGN format.
the Petroff Defense
A reflection on Marshall's use of the Petroff as a winning weapon.
the Marshall Gambit of the Slav
by Peter Connor
An excellent opening article on Marshall's 1902 innovation 1.d4
d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.e4!? dxe4 5.Nxe4 Bb4+ 6.Bd2 Qxd4 7.Bxb4
Qxe4+ 8.Be2 with complex play.