Clipped From The Times-Picayune
cnESS. Capt. Mackeusie'a Wonderful Playing. The sixteen games which Capt. Mackenzie undertook to play simultaneously at the rooms ot the New Orleans Chess. Checkers and Whist Club, on Thursday evening, occu pies over xour nours anu provea very in terestlng. Capt. Mackenzie walked rapidly rapidly from table to table, and upon casting quick glance upon the board before which he stood, wonfd comprehend the situation and make the required move with an ease and lnteliicence which astonished the beholders. beholders. His moves averaged thirty seconds each. He won eight games, his opponents being F. T. Field, A. Labry. F. E. Bernard, B. C. KlUott, Geo. Rocchl. A - Mtoou. Isidora Dan - ztger. and Major K. W. Haleev, who were ebeckmated in tie order named. Mcsvs. E. H. Varrar, N. 1.. Seguin and L L. Iabatf, checkmated the dtstlagolahed vltltor. and the games with Messrs. J. 1) Feguin, .Tas. Wlbray, A. E. Blackiuar, Dr. Jno. B. Klliott. and Chas. N. Edwards, were declared drawn. The exhibition was certainly a very novel and entertaining oae and it Is taid will be repeated Saturday evening.