previous next

Another noted chess player.

--Francis Henry Elder, of Detroit, has recently been creating considerable sensation among the chess clubs and chess amateurs of Yankeeland. He has played with the best Eastern players, and been uniformly successful. At Boston he played twenty five games in all, with the most noted chess-players of that city, and won twenty out of the twenty-five.--He also played eight games simultaneously, blind folded, and won half of them. At New York he played twenty games, winning eighteen of the number — beating those players who formerly contested with Murphy and Paulsen. Thus far, Mr. Elder has shown himself the best player in the United States, although he is but twenty two years of age.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
United States (United States) (1)
hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Murphy (1)
Elder (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: