Saturday, October 26, 2013

Paul Morphy vs Charles Maurian 1869 - The Cambrian Wales

The Cambrian, Swansea Wales
15 January 1892
The Cambrian is newspaper from Swansea area and do chess column since 1891. Chess editor James Glass.

Paul Morphy vs Charles Maurian 1-0, New Orleans 1869
Odd: remove White's b Knight

Paul Morphy played Charles Maurian and recorded over 70+ chess games. Most are odd games given by Paul Morphy. This game from the Cambrian article also well recorded.

The dispute between Swansea vs Newport match in 1891 were adjudicated by Amos Burn and the Chess Editor of Illustrated London News. On the games James Glass vs T.G. Williams, Amos Burn give a win while the Illustrated give a draw. See the article.

White to play and mate in three moves, composed by W.T. Pierce

The Cambrian, Swansea Chess Column 15 January 1892
tags: swansea chess history, wales chess history, paul morphy unknown chess game, paul morphy chess history, chess column in old newspaper

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