Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Abraham Mocatta vs Morian Chess Games 1891 - Evening Express Wales

Evening Express, Cardiff Wales
26 June 1891
Our Chess Column was edited by Geo. W. Lennox, who happen to be Cardiff-based chess player.

Game: (Status = Rare Game)
Abraham Mocatta vs C. Morian 0-1, Championship of the City of London 1891
French Defence
Abraham Mocatta known to be president of London Chess Club also respected patron of chess and important figure. While the opponent C. Morian is hard to identify. The game shown in the viewer below:

White to move and mate in two moves, composed by F.G. Tucker, Bristol

Evening Express, Cardiff Wales
Our Chess Column - 26 June 1891  Welsh Newspapers Online
tags: wales chess history, london chess history, london chess club, rare chess games, chess column from past newspaper, historical chess column, age of chess

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