Paul Charles Morphy (1837-1884) American chess player, considered the greatest of his time and unofficial World Chess Champion.
Bobby Fischer ranked him among the 10th best chess players of all times, “The Pride and Sorrow of Chess”.
Alexander Meek vs. Paul Morphy
An amazing chess endgame between Alexander Meek versus Paul Morphy. Morphy with the blacks proves his chess abilities and intuition
Paul Morphy’s problem
Play online Paul Morphy’s famous chess problem. White to move and mate in 2. How quickly can you solve this puzzle?
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