Sunday, October 27, 2013

Chess and Poetry by Charles Tomlinson - The Cambrian Swansea

The Cambrian, Swansea
5 May 1893
Newspaper from Swansea Wales that provide chess column since 1891. Edited by James Glass

Sophy vs Charles Tomlinson, unknown
odd: remove Black King Bishop's Pawn (f pawn)
Carles Tomlinson is a British poets. He composed a canto with a chess theme and put into this book. This game probably played by him and issued by The Cambrian in 1893.

Dr. F. Deighton vs Mr. J.H. Blake 1-0, Amateur Tournament Cambridge 11 April 1893
Evans Gambit
A miniature game played by strong amateur players as the column suggested.

Ireland vs West of England great correspondence 100 players chess match 1893 - the score as in the newspaper

White to play and mate in two moves, composer Rev. W.P. WIlliams (Landcore)

The Cambrian 5 May 1893
chess column from Swansea Wales
tags: wales chess history, swansea chess history, poetry and chess history, chess column in old news paper, age of chess, romantic chess, british chess history

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