Clipped From The Times
Commotion Among Kings and Queens. A. chess tournament, to Inst probably three ot four weeks, is to begin to - day iu the Chess Club rooms, at West I'cnn Bqunre. Among the dis tingiiishcd players to participate are t'aptair Mackenzie, champion of the United States; Hci ry Uird, of New York; Mux Judd, of St. Louis; P. Ware, champion of New Knglaud, and Mr. Elder, of Detroit, Michigan, one of tlte best players in the West. Among the Philadelphia con.; testants are Messrs. Jncob Elson, 0. Keichehri and L. D. Harbour. About 1,000 will be j;iveV iu prizes.