Thursday, October 10, 2013

James Glass Chess Game 1891 - The Cambrian Swansea

The Cambrian, Swansea Wales
16 October 1891

The Cambrian was newspaper from Swansea area Wales. Their chess editor was James Glass.

Cardiff Club vs Bristol 1-0, Correspondence 1891
A miniature game in Falkbeer Gambit played by The Cardiff Club vs Bristol.

M.F. Lee vs James Glass drawn, Swansea 1891
odd: Remove Black's King Bishop's pawn from the board
We come to know the strength of The Cambrian chess columnist James Glass in this sample of game. This game came from a match between James Glass vs M.F. Lee, which must be a strong player who able to give handicap. There also known second game , published by James Glass few months later.

You can find more about James Glass in the blog label "Glass (J.)"

White to play, and mate in two moves composed by WM. Cann (Swansea)

The Cambrian Swansea chess column, second issue 16 October 1891

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