Fiske - First American Chess Congress - 1859

 
     
     
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The Book of the First American Chess Congress, by Daniel Willard Fiske, M.A. One of the very first real tournament books. Original binding. Printed in 1859, 563 pages.

The First American Chess Congress is the tournament that launched the meteoric career of Paul Morphy, one of the greatest geniuses in chess history.

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