Chess in 1832

by Bill Wall



In 1832, William Boultbee was born in England.  He was the 1892 Canadian Chess Champion.


In 1832, The Turk was exhibited at the Masonic Hall on Broadway in New York.  Admittance fee was 50 cents.


In 1832, A New Treatise on Chess by George Walker was published in London.


In 1832, Alexander Petrov analysed the Petrov's Defense (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6).


In 1832, Julius Mendheim (1788-1836) published a book on chess problems and endgames in Berlin.  It was published by Traugott Trautwein.


On January 28, 1832, Frederic Madden wrote “Historical Remarks on the Chessmen Discovered in the Isle of Lewis” for Archaeolegia magazine.


On March 12, 1832, Walter Grimshaw was born in Dewsbury, England.  He was a British composer of chess problems.


On August 7, 1832, Max Lange was born in Leipzig.  He suggested the Max Lange attack (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d4 exd4 5.O-O Bc5 6.e5) in 1854.