21 December 1895
Chess column in the Montgomery County Times, newspaper from the Salopian & Montgomeryshire and Cardigan area, Wales.
Emmanuel Lasker vs Harry Nelson Pillsbury 0-1, St. Petersburg 1895/1896 - Petrov Defence
Wilhelm Steinitz vs Mikhail Chigorin 0-1, St. Petersburg 1895/1896 - Queen's Pawn Opening
This is from St. Petersburg 1895-86, the strongest 6 round robin between the four player from elite level. Games of course well known and the local newspaper did a good job covering this elite chess tournament from 1895. It won by Lasker.
White to move and mate in ONE - composed by Christmas Contributor
Christmas theme chess problem
The Montgomery County Times Chess Column
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