The Chess Monthly

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The Chess Monthly  
Chess Monthly 1857 Issue 1.jpg
Discipline chess
Language English
Edited by Daniel Willard Fiske
Paul Morphy
Publication details
P. Miller and Son (U.S.)
Publication history
Frequency monthly
OCLC no. 1554064

The Chess Monthly was a short-lived chess magazine produced from 1857–1861 in the United States. Edited by professional diplomat and linguistics professor Daniel Willard Fiske, it was co-edited for a time by Paul Morphy. Eugene B. Cook (1830–1915) and Sam Loyd edited the chess problems section. Running for only five volumes, it is perhaps best remembered today for a series of articles written by Dr. Silas Mitchell regarding The Turk, the chess-playing machine that perished in a fire in Philadelphia prior to the publication of the magazine.