Morphy

Some articles on morphy:

Morphy Richards - History
... Donal Morphy of Chislehurst and Charles Richards of Farnborough, London formed Morphy-Richards Ltd on 8 July 1936 at an oast house in St Mary Cray in Kent ... Morphy and Richards were joint managing directors, and had raised £1,000 ... Morphy did not like the huge expansion of the company, but Richards thought it was too slow ...
Morphy Lake (Mora County, New Mexico)
... Morphy Lake (also, Murphy Lake) is a reservoir in Mora County, New Mexico, United States, within Morphy Lake State Park ... Morphy Lake lies at an elevation of 7864 feet (2397 m) ...
Staunton–Morphy Controversy
... The Staunton–Morphy controversy concerns the failure of negotiations in 1858 for a chess match between Howard Staunton and Paul Morphy and later interpretations of the actions of the two ...
Staunton–Morphy Controversy - Aftermath
... After returning to New Orleans in 1859 Morphy declared himself retired from the game and, with a few exceptions, gave up public competition for good ... Unfortunately, Morphy's embryonic law career was disrupted in 1861 by the outbreak of the American Civil War ... his opposition to the secession of the Confederacy, Morphy was unable to successfully build a law practice even after the war ended ...
Staunton–Morphy Controversy - Backgrounds of The Players - Morphy
... Paul Morphy (June 22, 1837 - July 10, 1884) was an American chess prodigy who learned the game as a young child simply from watching others play ... In 1850, when Morphy was twelve, the strong professional Hungarian chess master Johann Löwenthal visited New Orleans and Morphy, then 12 years old, beat him 3-0 ... Morphy played little chess in his teens, concentrating instead on his studies, but was invited to play in the 1857 American Chess Congress ...