Chess in 1833

by Bill Wall



In 1833, Joseph Wilson, a book collector, died. In 1833, Sotheby's auctions Mr. Joseph Wilson's library, including rare chess books and notes of George Atwood


In 1833, William Henry Russ was born. His pseudonym was W.R. Henry. He was an American archivist and compiler of chess problems. He was the first person to collect all chess problems published in America and compiled a manuscript collection.


In 1833, The Turk automaton was exhibited in Pittsburgh. The proceeds of the last evening was given to charity.


In 1833, Academie universelle Des Jeux was written by L.D. Amateur,


In 1833, the Dublin Chess Club was formed.


In 1833, the Berlin chess club played two games with the Hamburg chess club. Hamburg won one game. The other game was drawn.


In 1833, the Berliner Schachgesellschaft chess club formed


In 1833, St. George's chess club formed.


In 1833, William Schlumberger, playing as The Turk, defeated George Hammod in Boston.


In 1833, Harry Wilson defeated J.B. Hoffmeister in a match in Portsmouth, scoring 8 out of 10.


On January 15, 1833, Louis Paulsen was born in Lippe-Detmold, Germany. He was one of the strongest chess masters in the world in the 1860s and 1870s. He died in 1891.


On February 5, 1833, John Watkinson was born. He was the founder of the British Chess Magazine.


On April 22, 1833, James Mortimer was born in Richmond, Virginia. He was an American chess player and chess journalist.


In June, 1833, The Turk was exhibited in Boston.


On November 14, 1833, Antonius van der Linde, Dutch chess historian, was born.



Wilke - Priwonitz [C00]

Hamburg, 1833

1.c4 e6 2.e4 d5 3.cxd5 exd5 4.exd5 Nf6 5.Bb5+ Bd7 6.Bc4 Be7 7.Nc3 00 8.Nge2 Bd6 9.00 Bxh2+ 10.Kxh2 Ng4+ 11.Kg1 Qh4 12.Re1 Qxf2+ 13.Kh1 Re8 14.d4 Re3 15.Bd2 Rh3+ 16.gxh3 Qh2# 01