Below are some of the images - photos, paintings, sketches, etchings - of Paul Morphy.
Here is the earliest known image of Morphy - from 1854:
from "Twice Remembered: Moments in the History of Spring Hill College" by Michael Kenny, S.J.
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Last week's article caused a significant response and dispute. It looks like our readers were split into two camps based on their viewpoints of the importance of classical games.
Our member kingcobra07 summarized the standpoi... | Read More
Chess would be great for my kids, but where do I start?
I'd love to help start a chess program at my school, but I'm a math/science/English teacher and I know nothing about teaching chess.
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We have seen them, haven’t we? The howlers? Amateurs and professionals alike in the aftermath of a game, trying to explain their blunder, shaking their heads in disbelief, scratching their brows, sighing while trying to come up with a ration... | Read More