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Paul Morphy vs Preston Ware
Knight Odds game (1859) (unorthodox), New York, NY USA
Chess variants (000)  ·  1-0

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Feb-23-05  SBC: <chessgames.com>
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"G. Ware" is "Preston Ware" (Preston Ware has his own page here) sometimes referred to as "G. P. Ware" or "G. Preston Ware, Jr."

I don't know what the "G" stands for. But the pages can be consolidated.

Feb-24-05  Calli: <sbc> The best is to click the "Submit your correction" link that is located below the Kibitz box. CG does not read every post.
Feb-24-05  SBC: <Calli>

thanks!

Jul-23-05  Calli: <SBC> well, you got as much response as I normally do :-)
Jan-02-09  heuristic: better are :

15...c5 16.g3 cxd4 17.gxf4 dx3 bxc3

18.B4+ Kh7 19.exf5 d5 20.Bd3 Qf6

20...Nxf5 21.Rh5 f3 22.Rf1 Ng3 23.Bg6

22..Bf8 23.Rh5 Kh8 24.Rxg5 d5 25.Rh5

24...Qe6 25.Qh5 Qf6 26.g3 fxg3 27.Be3

Jan-27-09  WhiteRook48: Ware did Morphy's QN go? Ha ha ha
Feb-17-10
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  Honza Cervenka: From move 20 black completely lost the thread of this game. After simple 20...Nxf5 white would have nothing and black with extra piece should win.
Aug-04-21  paulmorphy1969: the Full name are Gary Preston Ware
Aug-04-21
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  MissScarlett: < the Full name are Gary Preston Ware>

Prove it.

Aug-05-21  Z4all: EDOchess notes that Batgirl gives his name as G. Preston Ware.

But the best modern source I could find on him:

http://www.warefamilies.org/2011/10...

gives his as <Preston Ware>.

It also lists his mother's and father's names, explaining the Jr. designation often seen.

Family members also seem to confirm the name. The modern source is good at listing its source, as well:

<Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Graves and Steinbarger, Publishers, Boston, 1901, page 850>

Bodes well.

Aug-05-21  Z4all: Of course, original sources are preferred, when possible:

https://books.google.com/books?id=p...

Aug-05-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  MissScarlett: Whilst it's untrue that nobody was called <Gary> before <Gary Cooper> adopted it, it's as good as true. If Ware's first name really turns out to be <Gary>, I'll be a Dutchman's onkel.

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