Saturday, October 26, 2013

James Glass vs M.F. Lee Chess Games - The Cambrian 1892

The Cambrian, Swansea Wales
 8 January 1892
The Cambrian was newspaper from Swansea area Wales. Their chess editor was James Glass.

James Glass vs M.F. Lee 0-1, Match 1891  (status Rare game)
odd: Remove Black King Bishop's Pawn (f-pawn)

This is the second known handicap chess games between chess editor James Glass and local strong player M.F. Lee. It is unfortunately that no other infos found on M.F. Lee, he must be strong enough to give an odd to a player that able to run a chess column. You can follow the 1st game in this link. The final score between the two is posted HERE.

White to play and mate in three moves, composed by W. Heitman (Pontypridd)

the Cambrian Chess Column 8 January 1892

tags: historical chess column in old newspaper, wales chess history, swansea chess history, odd chess games, handicap chess game, age of chess

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