Thursday, October 10, 2013

Kolisch vs Sam Loyd 1867 - The Cambrian Swansea

The Cambrian, Swansea Wales
23 October 1891

The Cambrian from Swansea Wales area was a newspaper with regular chess column. Their columnist was James Glass.

Ignatz von Kolisch vs Samuel Loyd 1-0, Paris 1867
Evans Gambit

Interesting rare game between Kolisch versus 'probably the greatest of living problemist' as mentioned in the chess column. The annotation was by Rev. W. Wayte. The game already known and the public interest in Sam Loyd already reach proper attention.

White to move and mate in two, composed by "J.B. of Bridport"

Blackburne simultaneous blindfold display in London Chess Club 1891. Results: Won three, lost one by oversight, drew two and unfinished two, both in favor of Blackburne.

Steinitz vs Chigorin match announced in Havana , play for $2000 best of ten.

The Cambrian chess column - 23 October 1891

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