Friday, October 11, 2013

Blackburne vs Binns in 1891 Blindfold - The Cambrian Swansea

The Cambrian, Swansea Wales
20 November 1891

Chess column in the newspaper based on Swansea, The Cambrian. Editor by James Glass

Game - Status RARE:
Joseph Henry Blackburne vs Mr. Binns 1-0, Birmingham Blindfold 1891
Danish Gambit
Rare game on Blackburne skillful blindfold display. This is one of seven board in play. Please see game viewer below.

White to play and mate in three, composed by local Swansea problemist, Wm. Cann

Henry Bird's victory in Simpson's Divan tournament.
Match between Newport and Cardiff Chess Club. We get to know several of the line up, including P.G. Colbourne (Newport) and O.J. Williams (Cardiff).

Chess Poems by A.L. Stevenson - quoted from British Chess Magazine

The Cambrian chess column 20 November 1891

Game Viewer - JH Blackburne vs Binns - 1891 Blindfold

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