Gashimov Memorial Tournament (2017) – R1-5 + stubs

Link to Gashimov Memorial (2017) (R1-5 played, R6-9 stubs): https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4CTS_ohHuAoVEtWUkp6Rnc5b2M [Update 2017.04.28 R1-7] https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4CTS_ohHuAoUFV6QWNjRkpLa1k Complete up to Wednesday rest day (* = unplayed games): RR xtab: Gashimov Memorial (2017) Shamkir AZE, 2017.04.21 – 2017.04.30 Average Rating: 2765 (Category 21) Rtng Ti Age Nat Score M A E S T K K W R H Perf Chg —————————————————————————————-…

Lord Russell – Leaders of European Chess — ACM v2 (May 1899)

ACM v2 N11 (May 1899) p464-465 Rhoda A. Bowles https://books.google.com/books?id=02coAAAAYAAJ&dq=chess%20%22lord%20russell%22&pg=PA464#v=onepage&q&f=false Here is a detailed interview of Lord Russell, a significant patron of British chess, and of Steinitz during his early years in London. The Steinitz–Anderssen (1866) match: Leaders of European Chess. LORD RUSSELL OF KILLOWEN, G. C. M. G.. Lord Chief Justice of England; President…

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…