Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Showalter vs Janowski 1899 - The Montgomery County Times

The Montgomery County Times
4 February 1899
This is newspaper from Wales. On several occasion the newspaper is named The Cardigan County Times, but it was the same newspaper as The Montgomery County Times. Chess column was there since 1891.

Jackson Whipps Showalter vs David Janowski 1-0, Match New York 1899
Queen's Gambit Declined
Both strong master living in US on those years. They played match four times and in this issue, the column picked one of their game. Click the link to see game viewer and read the instructive commentary on this newspaper.

White to play and mate in two moves, composed by Dr. Hermann

The Montgomery County Times Cardigan Wales
4 February 1899
tags: chess column in old newspaper, chess column from 19th century, age of chess, united states chess history, wales chess history

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