Café de la Régence

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The Café de la Régence in the 19th century
The famous chess match between Howard Staunton and Pierre Charles Fourrier Saint-Amant, on 16 December 1843

The Café de la Régence in Paris was an important European centre of chess in the 18th and 19th centuries. All important chess masters of the time played there.

The Café's masters include, but are not limited to:

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  1. ^ XVIIIème siècle by Jean Goldzink
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