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by Joost van Winsen
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: A genius; but a dipsomaniac!
Replies: 24
Views: 2620

Re: A genius; but a dipsomaniac!

There are many reports of Mason’s drinking habits, going back to the 1870’s. Perhaps, the following is an expressive example. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle quoted in its issue of 14 February 1886 the Philadelphia Times. The Philadelphia Times has the following comments on the Zukertort-Steinitz match: Af...
by Joost van Winsen
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: A genius; but a dipsomaniac!
Replies: 24
Views: 2620

Re: A genius; but a dipsomaniac!

James Mason married to Annie Grant in the district of Hackney on 9 May 1896. The Marriage Certificate shows that Frederick Hill and Susan Hill were present. Susan was a sister of Annie Grant. Mason and Grant lived at 6 Penbury Grove at the time of their marriage, which is also mentioned in the book ...