1 January 1892
This newspaper from Swansea area (Wales) runs chess column, starting from 1891 chess editor by James Glass.
E. Louden vs N. Merriman 1/2-1/2, Swansea vs Newport Clubs, 1891
The name of E. Louden was a regular in the Cambrian chess column. He must be Swansea club's strong player. His opponent N. Merriman was lesser known.
Jules Arnoud de Riviera vs Paul Morphy 0-1, Paris 1863
This is known games from a match between de Riviera vs Paul Morphy 1863.
White to play and mate in three moves, composed by Wm. Cann (Swansea)
the Cambrian Chess Column
1 January 1892tags: old chess column in newspaper, historical chess column, wales chess history, swansea chess history, romantic chess, age of chess