Anthony Guest – Steinitz and Other Chess-Players

The Contemporary Review, v78, (Nov 1900) A. Strahan, 1900 p 727-737 https://books.google.com/books?id=JT8eAQAAIAAJ&dq=steinitz%20%20%22lord%20russell%22&pg=PA727#v=onepage&q&f=false The same article, with a nice background section on Guest, has been published by batgirl: (chess.com link) A. Guest, the article’s author,¬†was the chess editor for the Morning Post, and is mentioned in as being a very strong amateur player in MacDonnell’s “Knights…

Bird’s Reply – The Chess Masters of the Day, Impartially Considered by an Old English Player

BCM v7 (Apr 1887) p147-155 https://books.google.com/books?id=t6JJAAAAYAAJ&&pg=PA147#v=onepage (Bird’s reply to Hoffer’s Fortnightly article – text colors added by this ed.) THE CHESS MASTERS OF THE DAY, IMPARTIALLY CONSIDERED BY AN OLD ENGLISH PLAYER. [An article appeared in The Fortnightly Review of December last bearing the signature of L. Hoffer, Secretary of the B. C. A., entitled…

Hoffer’s “The Chess Masters of To-Day” (1886)

The Fortnightly, Volume 46 Chapman and Hall, 1886 p 753-765 The Fortnightly v46 (1886) p753 Edward Winter also has scans of the article, and follow-ups, here:¬†Winter’s Hoffer article [ed- Coloring added in text below] THE CHESS MASTERS OF TO-DAY. Chess as a scientific pursuit is a vast subject. Professors and experts have made it a…

Lasker’s History of the World Chess Championship (1905)

I apologize for the readability of this, but it’s an English translation of a German translation of a 1906 article Lasker originally published in his Lasker’s Chess Magazine (1906). I’m unsure exactly which issue. The German version comes from a Weiner Schachzeitung 1907 article which has been google translated back to English. It is very…