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F G Rowe vs William George Ward
Unknown (1876)
Italian Game: Bird's Attack (C53)  ·  0-1
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Jul-09-06  mistergore: Great game by black
Nov-29-14
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  MissScarlett: Very unlikely to have been played by a 9-year-old William Ward. Possibly the W G Ward, as suggested by <Stonehenge>.
Jun-24-15  EddieB: The game was published in The Chess Player's Chronicle, 5th April 1882, without indication of date and place. It was later reproduced in Ellis, Chess Sparks, 1895, p. 74 , game #207, adding "Played in 1876". A further game of Ward's (against H. Browne) appears in the same page (#208), indicating "Played at Nottingham in 1876".

Black was indeed William George Ward (b. 1825; d. 14th June 1878). He was Mayor of Nottingham 1871-1872 and 1877-1878.

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