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Staunton has been pilloried over the years for denying a match, fifteen years later, to Paul Morphy. Yet Staunton was a respected Shakespearean scholar in addition to taking on a heavy load in chess journalism and promotion: the first English-language chess magazine, in 1841; a long-running chess column beginning in 1845; two major instructional books, in 1847 and 1849. Finally, he created the first chess tournament, London, 1851, whose extraordinary success launched the next century of tournament chess at the top levels.

But for now, an era had ended, and a new spirit in chess had ascended the throne, along with the new Champion. The return match in 1986 came less than a year from Kasparov’s winning the title. This unprecedented swiftness was the result of machinations at the highest levels, and stunned the chess world. First there had been recriminations in the leading Soviet chess journals about whether the 1985 match had really produced a champion. Karpov insisted that he should have won the final game; Kasparov 40 GARRY KASPAROV’S GAMBIT invited him to contest the analysis in public.

A trio of Italian masters of the following generation, Giulio Polerio, Alesandro Salvio, and Gioachino Greco, published few games but many problems and studies, which now appear in standard collections. Both Lopez and Greco wrote textbooks on the game that remained the state of the art for the next century and a half. The eighteenth century was another benchmark in chess: the quality of play took an enormous jump with Phillip Stamma and Philidor. For the first time, France took center stage, as both men published their books there and in England.

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