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James Pierce
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Years covered: 1889

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(born Jul-01-1833, died Apr-27-1892, 58 years old) United Kingdom

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James Pierce was the chess editor of the "English Mechanic" from 1876 to 1892.

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. W T Pierce vs J Pierce  ½-½421889corrC28 Vienna Game

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  GrahamClayton: As well as writing the column for the English Mechanic, Pierce also organised six correspondence tournaments under the auspices of the English Mechanic between 1882 and 1892.

Pierce and his brother William Timbrell Pierce also developed and analysed the Pierce Gambit in the Vienna Game.

1. e4 e5 2. ♘c3 ♘c6 3. f4 exf4 4. ♘f3 g5 5. d4

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