Thursday, October 31, 2013

J. Court vs J. Longwill 1899 Chess Game - The Montgomery County Times

The Montgomery County Times, Wales
4 March 1899
This is a newspaper from Wales, the titled alternating between "The Montgomery" and "The Cardigan" County Times. Chess column was found since their 1895 edition.

J. Court vs J. Longwill 1-0, ? 1899
Queen's Gambit Declined
Possibly strong amatetur player in Scotland area. No further information on the game featured in this issue. Mr. J. Longwill made it one more featured game in the week after. J. Longwill also found in the West vs East Scotland match in 1899.

- Local news report from Wales - The Oswestry and Ellesmere Chess Club met. You can view strong player from these chess club in the article
- Ellesmere vs Wrexham chess club 1899, with top players listed in the article.
- Oswestry vs Ruabon chess club 1899, with top chess players revealed.

White to play and mate in two moves, taken from Illustrite Zeitung

The Montgomery County Times Chess Column
4 March 1899

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