Saturday, October 26, 2013

De Riviera vs Paul Morphy 1863 - The Cambrian Wales

The Cambrian, Swansea Wales
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
French Defence
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
Two Knights
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 1892
tags: old chess column in newspaper, historical chess column, wales chess history, swansea chess history, romantic chess, age of chess

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