In 1867 … March 4, 2007
Posted by elizabethwong in Aufheben, Heritage, Miscellanous, Note2Self.
Got this gem of a trivia from a new acquaintance today.
Between churning tomes and asking Engels to hurry up with the next dispatch of mince pies and wine, Marx had time to play a friendly game of chess, recorded in the annals of chess history.
Karl Marx vs Meyer (1-0 )
Casual Game 1867
King’s Gambit: Accepted. Double Muzio Gambit Paulsen Defense (C37)
Enc. H – let’s play chess!
Doc Hutnyk has excerpts of conversations regarding Marx’s chess playing.