Sunday, November 17, 2013

Showalter vs Janowski 3rd Match 1-0 1899 - Montgomery County Times

The Montgomery County Times, Wales
29 April 1899
Newspaper based in Montgomery district, Wales. Chess column was already found since 1895. Sometimes it published as The Cardigan County Times, which is the same newspaper as The Montgomery County Times.

Jackson Whipps Showalter vs David Janowski 1-0, 3rd Match
Irregular Queen's Pawn Opening - Stonewall Attack
The match between two American '2600 rating' Grandmaster, as they were never in the league of Steinitz or Lasker, Showalter and Janowski. This is their third match. The issue of this week's chess column put in extensive annotation for this chess game. Enjoy.

White to play and mate in two moves, composed by R. Steinweg

- Interesting report about the death of James Wylies, the celebrated "Herd Laddie". He was noted as draughts player and more info can be found here.

The Cardigan County Times chess column 1899

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