Chess in 1816
by Bill Wall

In 1816, Les Stratagemes Des Echecs was translated into English and published. The original author was Alfred de Montigny, published in 1802.

In 1816, an article called "Introduction to the Game of Chess, including anecdotes" appeared in Gentleman's Magazine.

In 1816, An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess; Containing 100 Examples of Games was published in London.

In 1816, Aaron Alexandre wrote Collection des plus beaux problems d'echecs.

On November 17, 1816, William Henry Hicks was born in Portsmouth, England. He was Canadian champion in 1874.

William Lewis — J. Parkinson, England, 1816
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0 gxf3 6.Qxf3 Bh6 7.d4 Qe7 8.Bxf4 Nc6 9.Bxh6 Nxh6 10.Qh5 Qf8 11.Rf6 Qg7 12.Qxh6 Qxh6 13.Rxh6 Nxd4 14.Na3 c6 15.Rd6 Ne6 16.Rad1 Rg8 17.Bxe6 fxe6 18.Nc4 Rg5 19.Kf2 Ke7 20.Ne3 a5 21.Kf3 b5 22.Ng4 Ra7 23.Kf4 Rc5 24.c3 b4 25.cxb4 axb4 26.Ne5 Rc2 27.a4 Rxb2 28.Rxc6 Rf2+ 29.Ke3 Rf8 30.Rdc1 Ba6 31.Rc7 Rxc7 32.Rxc7 Kd6 33.Ra7 Kxe5 34.Rxa6 Rb8 35.Ra5+ d5 36.exd5 exd5 37.Kd3 Rc8 38.Rb5 Rc3+ 39.Kd2 Rc4 40.a5 Rf4 41.a6 Rf2+ 42.Ke3 Ra2 43.Rxb4 Rxa6 1/2-1/2

Jacob Henry Sarratt — William Lewis, England, 1816
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.0-0 gxf3 6.d4 d5 7.exd5 Bg4 8.Rf2 Bd6 9.Nd2 Nf6 10.Nxf3 Ne4 11.Qe1 f5 12.Nd2 Qe7 13.Nxe4 fxe4 14.Bxf4 Nd7 15.Qd2 h6 16.Raf1 0-0-0 17.Qa5 Kb8 18.Be3 Bb4 19.d6 Qxd6 20.Qa4 Nb6 21.Qb3 Rhf8 22.Bf7 Qe7 23.c4 Bd6 24.c5 Bxc5 25.dxc5 Rd3 26.Qc2 Rxe3 27.cxb6 axb6 28.Qd2 Rd3 29.Qc2 Rfd8 30.Bc4 Bd1 31.Qc1 e3 32.Rf7 Qc5 33.b4 Qd4 34.Bxd3 e2+ 35.Kh1 exf1Q+ 36.Bxf1 c6 37.a3 Bb3 38.Qf4+ Qxf4 39.Rxf4 Rd1 40.Rf2 Bc4 41.Kg1 Rxf1+ 1/2-1/2

Jacob Henry Sarratt — William Lewis, England, 1816
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 g4 5.Ne5 Qh4+ 6.Kf1 f3 7.g3 Qh3+ 8.Kf2 Qg2+ 9.Ke3 Bh6+ 10.Kd3 d5 11.Bxd5 c6 12.Bxf7+ Ke7 13.Qf1 Kf6 14.Bxg8 Kxe5 15.Bb3 Rd8+ 16.Kc3 Bg7 17.d3 Kd6+ 18.d4 Kc7 19.Bf4+ Kb6 20.e5 a5 21.Nd2 Ka7 22.Qxg2 fxg2 23.Rhg1 b5 24.Ne4 Bf5 25.Rae1 Na6 26.a3 c5 27.Nxc5 Rac8 28.Bf7 Nxc5 29.dxc5 Rxc5+ 30.Kb3 Rxc2 31.Rc1 Rdc8 32.Rxc2 Rxc2 33.Bd5 Re2 34.Rxg2 Re1 1/2-1/2

Gunnar Isaacson — Lloyd Bishop, Gainesville, 1816
1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Bb4 3.d3 d6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.g3 Be6 6.Bg2 Nc6 7.0-0 0-0 8.a3 Ba5 9.b4 Bb6 10.e3 a6 11.Bb2 h6 12.Rc1 Qd7 13.Re1 Bg4 14.Qc2 Rfe8 15.Na4 Ba7 16.c5 e4 17.Nd2 exd3 18.Qxd3 Ne5 19.Qc2 d5 20.Nc3 c6 21.f3 Bh5 22.Ne2 Bg6 23.e4 dxe4 24.fxe4 Qd3 25.Nf4 Qxc2 26.Rxc2 Bh7 27.Bxe5 Rxe5 28.Nc4 Re7 29.Nd6 Rd8 30.e5 Bxc2 31.Kh1 Bb3 32.Bh3 Bd5+ 33.Kg1 g5 34.Nf5 Rde8 35.Nxe7+ Rxe7 36.Nd3 Nd7 37.Bf5 Bb8 38.h4 Nxe5 39.Nxe5 Rxe5 40.Rxe5 Bxe5 1-0

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