Links to the Past

Links to the Past

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This is the week of Halloween, a time when we dust the cobwebs, ressurect the dead and free the whispy ghosts of the departed.

I thought this would be an appropriate time to open my own vault into the not-so-distant past with links to what has come before.

The Immortal Game

California Dreamin'

A History of Blitz

Reuben Fine: Speed Demon

Ernest Morphy, Chess King of New Orleans

Louis Paulsen

Rice's Gambit

The Queen of Chess

Lesser Known Games of Prince Dadian

A. D. Petroff

Ben Franklin and Chess


Anderssen als Problemkomponist

The Romance of Chess

Carl Friedrich Andreyevich von Jaenisch


Oh, How the Mighty Fall

The Famous Warsaw Café of Kiev

Berlin Schach-Cafés

of Cafés, Politics, Arts and Chess

Old Times

The Mandarins of the Yellow Button

Chess Clubs and History

Max Harmonist

The First U.S. Women Champion - Mona May Karff

The Rock Scrapbook

Paul Morphy's Chess Strength


Blind Simul

The Kolisch Supplement

The Dominican Order

Die Spielerfolge der Schachmeister

Living Chess

Paul Morphy Screenplay

Chess in the Vieux Carré

America's First Women's Championship Match

Chess Caviar

All About Mary

The Greenwich Village Gambit

How to Mate Your Opponent

Pfc. Seidman

A Potpourri of Traps

Serendipity Leads to Fischer and Beyond


The Lion of Chess

Problems of the Black Death


Let's Get Physickal


Great Early Chess Libraries of the United States

Chess-Playing Machines

An Incidental Champion

Enlightened Chess


Little Mother

The Northern Gambit

The Northern Gambit II

Today's Guest

Louis Paulsen II

Lionel Kieseritzky


Die Immergrüne Partie


Max and Dorothea


Honest Abe

The Man Who Saved Philidor

A Walk on the Wild Side, Part I

A Walk on the Wild Side, Part II

The Little Chess Village, Part I

The Little Chess Village, Part II

The Most Remarkable Match

Mr. Bone

Almost a Champion

An Hour With Morphy

Mementos of Morphy


The Killer Instinct

Shadow Pictures of the Vienna Players

Goose-Stepping Down Under

The Man with 1000 Names

The Ages of Chess

"Queer Moves in Chess"


Talks a Good Game

The Golden Age

Combinative Chess

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