Sunday, October 13, 2013

Showalter vs Lipschutz 1895 - The Montgomery County Times Welsh

The Montgomery County Times, Wales
30 November 1895

The Montgomery County Times was newspaper from Cardigan area in Wales, UK. They provided regular chess column since November 1895. Chess editor was not named.

Jackson Whipps Showalter vs Samuel Lipschutz 1-0, US Championship Match 1895
Queen's Gambit Declined
Widely known match and games were recorded well. In this game Showalter shows two Knights is better when facing two Bishops.

White to play and mate in two, composed by H. Cudmore

Annual match between Liverpool vs Manchester, and each team's players listed. Among Liverpool players on first board was Amos Burn.

The Montgomery County Times chess column
30 November 1895 -  Welsh Newspapers Online  
tags: , chess history, historical chess column, welsh chess column, romantic chess, chess in 1895

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