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Paul Morphy vs Thomas Avery
Blindfold simul, 8b (1858) (blindfold), Birmingham ENG, Aug-27
Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation. General (B44)  ·  1/2-1/2

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May-06-07  wolfmaster: Avery good player.
Jan-02-09  neverSummeRed: I thought T avery standed for Tex Avery
Jan-05-15  Ke2: Doesn't say on the top but I think it was part of a blindsim with Morphy vs W R Wills, 1858.
Sep-11-20  paulmorphy1969: Thomas Avery was born in Birmingham, where he spent nearly al his life, in 1813 and died in 1894. He owned a business W. and T. Avery, scale-makers, was Alderman of Birmingham from 1862-1892, and president of the Birmingham Chess Club; for nearly 50 years was a tower of strength to Birmingham and Midland chess; drew not only with Morphy, but also with Staunton and Steinitz during their visits to Birmingham.

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