Friday, October 11, 2013

Morphy vs Rousseau 1849 - The Cambrian Swansea

The Cambrian - Wales
27 November 1891

 The Cambrian was newspaper from Wales, they dedicated a chess column with editor James Glass. This is their seventh article.

E.A. Ford vs August Vorrath 1-0, 1891 (?)
Evans' Gambit
This game is a rarity, can only found one game in for August Vorrath and no info on E.A.Ford.

Paul Morphy vs Eugene Rousseau 1-0, New Orleans 1849
Italian Game - Rousseau Gambit
The very first published game of Paul Morphy according to the knowledge of the article. And this also maybe the game to be hold Rousseau name in the gambit. Game is widely known. The annotation on the column was by Kieseritsky.

White to play mate in three, composed by F. Healey

The Cambrian Swansea chess column, 27 November 1891

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