Sarah's Chess Journal

         my journal, blog, web log, blog.....about

         The History and The Culture of Chess



September 9, 2004

Max Ernst playing chess with Dorothea Tanning in Sedona, Arizona around. 1946.

Dorothea Tanning, born in Galesburg, Illinois, married Ernst in the 1920s. According to her book, Birthday (1987), she was seduced by her future husband over a game of chess.

She was a noted artist in her own right as well as an author in her own write. Her marvelous surrealist style complemented the Dada style of surrealism practiced by her husband, Max Ernst and their friend and contemporary, Marcel Duchamp


This is Marcel Duchamp, chess player/artist.

In front of Marcel is a chess set, designed by his friend Max Ernst.



Sarah's Serendipitous Chess Page
The Life and Chess of Paul Morphy
Sarah's Chess History Forum

Chess - in  general

Chesslinks Worldwide
Rythmomachy Chess Links

Chess History

Mark Week's History on the Web
Chess Journalists of America
Chess History Newsgroup
Hebrew Chess
Chess Tourn. & Match History
Super Tournaments of the Past
La grande storia degli scacchi
Bobby Fischer
Bil Wall's Chess Pages



My Chess Biographies

Carlos Repetto Torre
Gioacchino Greco
Henry Thomas Buckle
La Bourdonnais
Francois Andre Philidor
Rashid  Nezhmetdinov
Rudolf Charousek
William E. Napier
G. H. Mackenzie
Lisa Lane
Karl Schlechter
Prince André Dadian
Henry Thomas Buckle
Joseph Blackburne
Isodore Gunsberg
James Mason
William Lewis
George Walker
Augustus Mongredien
Adolf Anderssen
Saint Amant
Daniel Harrwitz
Samuel Boden
Johann  Löwenthal
Howard Staunton
The Duke of Brunswick
Charles Henry Stanley
Jacob Henry Sarratt
Alexander McDonnell
Joszef Szen
Vincent Grimm
John Cochrane
George Atwood

My Historical Explorations

    Seeds to the Renaissance
    The Catalysts
    Chess Literature
    Chess Players

    Sofonisba Anguissola
    Schaccia, Ludus by Vida
    The Black Death
    Da Vinci
by William Jones
    Aristotle's Children

Chess Automatons
The Origins of Chess



Franklin's Morales of Chess Pandolfini's Comandments
Six Chess Vignettes
Chess History is a Pain!
Fischer's 10 Greatest
My Life as a Chess Criminal Celebrities Playing Chess
Mis/Dis Information
Morphy's Brilliant Moves
What is Chess

[ comments ]