The First American Chess Congress New York 1857
Zurich: Edition Olms, 1985.
Hardcover. Octavo, blue cloth, xii, 463p, illus. Fine / Fine. Item #900022
In addition to detailing the 67 games and 53 problems that made up the First American Chess Congress, Fiske explores the history and literature of chess in the US through 1859. Acclaimed chess phenom Paul Morphy (1837-1884) won the tournament, the only one in which he participated. Fine in dust wrapper and protective mylar
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