Chess in 1822

by Bill Wall

 

 

In 1822, Lake Allen and Frederic Madden wrote On the Game of Chess in Europe During the Thirteenth Century, in the New Monthly Magazine.

 

In 1822, the New York Chess Club was meeting weekly.

 

In 1822, the Edinburgh Chess Club was established.

 

In 1822, the Zurich Chess Club played against the Winterthur Chess Club at Baltenswil.  It was the first ever Swiss club match.  Zurich won, scoring +41 -35 =5.

 

In 1822, the Divan, a famous chess room in London, was founded by Samuel Ries.

 

In 1822, John Cochrane wrote A Treatise on the Game of Chess, published in London.

 

 Cochrane,John - NN [C53]

England simul, 1822

 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Qe7 5.0–0 d6 6.Kh1 Nf6 7.d4 Bb6 8.Bg5 Bg4 9.h3 Bxf3 10.Qxf3 exd4 11.Bd5 Ne5 12.Bxf6 gxf6 13.Qf5 c6 14.Bb3 Nd3 15.Nd2 dxc3 16.bxc3 Nc5 17.Nc4 Nxb3 18.axb3 Bc7 19.f4 Qe6 20.Qh5 Kd7 21.e5 d5 22.f5 Qe8 23.e6+ fxe6 24.fxe6+ Qxe6 25.Rae1 Be5 26.Nxe5+ fxe5 27.Rxe5 Raf8 28.Rxe6 Rxf1+ 29.Kh2 Kxe6 30.Qe2+ 1–0

 

Cochrane,John - NN [C41]

England simul, 1822

 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.c3 Be6 4.d4 exd4 5.cxd4 c6 6.Bd3 Nd7 7.0–0 f6 8.Nh4 Bf7 9.f4 g5 10.fxg5 fxg5 11.Rxf7 Kxf7 12.Qh5+ Ke7 13.Nf5+ Ke6 14.Bc4+ d5 15.exd5+ cxd5 16.Bxd5+ Kxd5 17.Qf3+ Ke6 18.d5+ Kf6 19.Nd6+ Kg7 20.Qf7+ Kh6 21.Nf5# 1–0

 

Cochrane,John - NN [C53]

England simul, 1822

 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Qe7 5.0–0 d6 6.a4 a5 7.Kh1 Nf6 8.d3 0–0 9.Be3 Ba7 10.Bxa7 Rxa7 11.Ng1 Ng4 12.h3 Qh4 13.Qf3 Kh8 14.Ne2 f5 15.exf5 Bxf5 16.Ng3 Ne7 17.Nxf5 Nxf5 18.Qxg4 Ng3+ 19.Kg1 Qxg4 20.hxg4 Nxf1 21.Kxf1 c6 22.Nd2 d5 23.Bb3 Rf6 24.Re1 Re6 25.f4 1–0

 

 Cochrane,John - NN [C54]

England simul, 1822

 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 exd4 6.e5 Ne4 7.Bd5 Nxf2 8.Bxf7+ Kxf7 9.Ng5+ Kg8 10.Qb3+ d5 11.exd6+ Be6 12.Qxe6+ Kf8 13.Qf7# 1–0

 

Cochrane,John - NN [C23]

England simul, 1822

 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Bc5 3.c3 Qe7 4.Nf3 d6 5.0–0 Nf6 6.d4 Bb6 7.Bg5 Bg4 8.Nbd2 exd4 9.cxd4 Bxd4 10.Qb3 Bb6 11.e5 dxe5 12.Nxe5 Be6 13.Rae1 0–0 14.Ne4 Re8 15.Nxf7 Kf8 16.Nxf6 gxf6 17.Rxe6 Qxf7 18.Bh6+ Kg8 19.Rxe8# 1–0

 

NN - Cochrane,John [C53]

England simul, 1822

 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Qe7 5.0–0 d6 6.d3 Bg4 7.Be3 Bb6 8.h3 Bh5 9.Nbd2 Nf6 10.Qe1 0–0 11.Nh2 Kh8 12.f4 Bxe3+ 13.Qxe3 exf4 14.Rxf4 d5 15.Bb3 dxe4 16.Nxe4 Nxe4 17.Rxe4 Qd7 18.d4 Rae8 19.Re1 Rxe4 20.Qxe4 Bg6 21.Qf4 Na5 22.Nf3 Nxb3 23.axb3 f6 24.Nh4 Bf7 25.Qe3 Bxb3 26.Qe7 Qxe7 27.Rxe7 Rc8 28.Nf5 g6 29.Ne3 b5 30.Ng4 Rf8 31.Rxc7 a5 32.Ne3 f5 33.Ra7 f4 34.Ng4 f3 35.gxf3 Rxf3 36.Rxa5 b4 37.Kg2 bxc3 38.Kxf3 cxb2 0–1

 

 

 

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