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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Rare Chess Photo Trivia: Name the Players

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This is a rare photo from the first American Chess Congress held in 1857. (That should be a hint). Can you name the two players at the chess board? Click on the photo to see the answer.

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  • At March 27, 2013 at 11:02 AM , Anonymous Stephen Cola, New York said...

    those were the days - but this must be a posed picture and not a tournament game. There's Morphy there for sure.


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