Described in the Chicago Daily News as "an exceptionally well played game with a nice ending." The first game recovered is between Orrin Frink Jr, and John Winter. Played in section B of the preliminary tournament of the Western Tournament.
The next game is from eighth round of the preliminary tournament in section B, between R. Ballenger and L. H. Wight, the notes are by the American champion Frank J. Marshall.
Played in seventh round between John L. Brandner, of Chicago and Paul L. Bowers of Pittsburgh, in section A of the preliminary tournament of the Western Tournament.
Played in section B of the preliminary tournament of the Western Tournament.
"William Widmeyer of South Dakota played the white side against Charles W. Phillips of Illinois who maneuvered the black spaces."
(Chicago Daily News: 22 October 1926)
Charles W. Phillips was the well known correspondence chess player, who be the subject of his own post in the future. Phillips was not only a over the board and correspondence player but also a problemist of some note and I hope present some of his problems.
"The following game was played in the fifth round of the western open championship tournament, which closed at the LaSalle hotel recently.
Harry [sic] Steiner of New York City handled the white side against Irving Spero of Cleveland."
(Chicago Daily News: 11 October 1926)
There may be yet more games to recover.