Sunday, October 27, 2013

Falkbeer vs Anderssen - Golmayo vs Walbrodt Chess Games - The Cambrian

The Cambrian, Swansea Wales
2 June 1893
A chess column starts in 1891. In 1893 the column had been growing up in size with more games and chess reports. Edited by James Glass.

Ernst Falkbeer vs Adolf Anderssen 1-0, Berlin 1851
Vienna Opening
Famous game by Falkbeer who able to dismiss Anderssen, considered strongest tournament player in Europe around that time.

Celso Golmayo Zupide vs Karl August Walbrodt 0-1, Havana 1893
Scotch Opening
A sparkling casual game won by the youthful Berlinese master from the Cuban champion. Played at the Centro Gailego, Havana, March 6th 1893.

- the continuation of West of England and Wales vs Ireland correspondence chess games that involved 100 players a side. England is 30.5 - Ireland 35.5!
- Bird vs Jasnogrodsky match detail in 1893
- W.H.K. Pollock visit at Buffalo Club and simuls 1893
- Columbian Chess Congress, Mr. Janust's reply to Mr. Gunsberg remarks in the London Evening News concerning the proposed American International Tournament.

White to play and mate in three moves, composed by Charles A. Gilberg

The Cambrian 2 June 1893 chess column
tags: wales chess history, chess column in old newspaper, rare chess game in newspaper, age of chess

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