Friends, we would like to introduce a new blog called Age of Chess ( http://ageofchess.blogspot.com ). This blog will be the place for sharing chess columns from past newspapers, especially in the mid and late 1800s. Please stay tuned for many interesting columns we hunted down, hopefully may help chess fans and historians to gathered a story from these raw materials.
There will be rare games, simuls by Blackburne, Alekhine etc. which unpublished (or at least we can found on chessgames.com neither 365chess.com !) Romantic style games and vintage hand drawing portrait of the masters.
Romantic era chess masters: