Tuesday, October 22, 2013

James Glass vs E. Louden 1891 - Evening Express Wales

Evening Express, Cardiff Wales
24 April 1891
This newspaper from Cardiff district, Wales, provide "Our Chess Column". Chess editor was Geo W. Lenoox. The column seems focus more on their local players and games.

Chess club games played at the Swansea Chess Club 1891:
E.N. Bisgood (Cardiff) vs Amateur (Swansea) 1-0, Evan's Gambit
James Glass vs E.Louden 1/2-1/2, Giuoco Piano - a rarity
No other information on E.N. Bisgood and E. Louden, but they were strong club player on the time of writing. James Glass was chess editor to a chess column in The Cambrian newspaper and considered strong club level player. His other games can be found on this blog HERE. The game can be view below:

White to play and mate in two moves, composed by F.G. Tucker (Bristol)

Evening Express, Cardiff Wales
24 April 1891 -  Welsh Newspapers Online

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