Great Players

Paul Morphy: Born in New Orleans in 1837, Morphy learned the game by age 10 and already begun to produce tactical masterpieces by age 12. These games should be everyone's first master games. Throughout these games, watch how Morphy stresses rapid development above all else. His attacks follow developmental superiority, not sheer brute force. You will find wonderful tactics from the romantic age of chess. A must see!

Books with Morphy's games: