Grand Prix, London - johnupham

A famous board and pieces is on display: the central plaque reads

"AN ORIGINAL CHESS BOARD AND MEN IN USE AT SIMPSON'S-IN-THE-STRAND SINCE 1826
And played upon by the following champions:

H. Staunton Paul Morphy W. Steinitz J. H. Zukertort I. Gunsberg H. Bird J. H. Blackburne S. Winawer J. Mason
S. Tarrasch M. Tchigorin D. Janowsky S. Tinsley and Doctor E. Lasker. - R. Keene"

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