25 August 1888
CHESS AUTOMATON AJEEB
Who Beats Everybody At Chess and Checkers
A Most Wonderful Piece of Mechanism That Astounds the World With Its Marvelous Intelligence and Skill
Article about chess automaton "Ajeeb". Created by Charles Hooper and one of popular automaton at that time. The legend said it was Nelson Pillsbury who help operated the machine. The article comes with chess automaton illustration.
The Ohio Democrat chess article
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