Friday, October 18, 2013

Chess Automaton Ajeeb - The Ohio Democrat 1888

The Ohio Democrat, 1888
25 August 1888

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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