chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

Benjamin Chew Tilghman
  
Number of games in database: 2
Years covered: 1847 to 1859


Search Sacrifice Explorer for Benjamin Chew Tilghman
Search Google for Benjamin Chew Tilghman


BENJAMIN CHEW TILGHMAN
(born Oct-26-1821, died Jul-03-1901, 79 years old) United States of America

[what is this?]
Wikipedia article: Benjamin Chew Tilghman

 page 1 of 1; 2 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Tilghman vs W J Tuckett 1-0251847Casual gameC38 King's Gambit Accepted
2. Morphy vs B Tilghman 1-0241859Blindfold simul, 4bC37 King's Gambit Accepted
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2) | Tilghman wins | Tilghman loses  

Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-18-09  heuristic: Benjamin Chew Tilghman
1821 - 1901
invented sand-blasting! He was held in the same regard as Morse, Whitney, etc ...

Apparently, in his youth, college (1939) and early manhood, he was a very strong player. This game was probably one of his last; as he was active in the Civil War and then in his commercial ventures.

1847 - team correspondence match against Boston
.... - beat George Hammond 15-6 in a match
.... - played in England while researching iron works

1859 - Morphy, board #2

NOTE: Create an account today to post replies and access other powerful features which are available only to registered users. Becoming a member is free, anonymous, and takes less than 1 minute! If you already have a username, then simply login login under your username now to join the discussion.

Please observe our posting guidelines:

  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate, or gibberish posts.
  3. No vitriolic or systematic personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No cyberstalking or malicious posting of negative or private information (doxing/doxxing) of members.
  6. No trolling.
  7. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by moderators, create a false impression of consensus or support, or stage conversations, is prohibited.

Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.

Blow the Whistle

See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a moderator.


NOTE: Please keep all discussion on-topic. This forum is for this specific player only. To discuss chess or this site in general, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
All moderator actions taken are ultimately at the sole discretion of the administration.

Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!
Home | About | Login | Logout | F.A.Q. | Profile | Preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | New Kibitzing | Chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | Privacy Notice | Contact Us

Copyright 2001-2021, Chessgames Services LLC