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This page links to historical and biographical articles on this site. We shall gradually try to standardise the appearance of pages and structure of the site.
Here is where you can find our main historical articles:
NEW: The first Irish correspondence chess tournament: at last, the full story!
NEW: Further early British inter-club matches found in recently digitised newspapers.
NEW: Notes towards an Irish chess bibliography.
UPDATED: George Frith Barry, Irish chess-player & cricketer.
UNDER DEVELOPMENT: Steinitz in Dublin, 1865. (We hope to have this article ready for later in May.)
Steinitz in Dublin, 1881.
Early British & Irish inter-club correspondence matches: correcting the work of Prof. Carlo Pagni.
Review of Chess Periodicals by Gino de Felice.
Zukertort in Dublin, 1879.
History of the Dublin University Chess Club
The Cincinnati Commercial: A 19th century American correspondence tournament
Correspondence match for big money in Trinidad
AND two obituaries:
Carlo Pagni, chess historian
Janis Vitomskis, CC grandmaster
It should also be noted that several of Tim's articles in the Kibitzer series have an historical flavour.