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Library
Pre-1900 UK Chess Periodicals
Compiled by Nick Pope

1838
The Philidorian
Published: London: G. Walker and Son
Editor: George Walker
[1838] (v1-6): The Philidorian
1841
The Chess Player's Chronicle
Published: London: R. Hastings (v1-v6); London: H. Hurst (v7-v9); London: C. J. Skeet (v11)
Editor: Howard Staunton (v9-)
[1841] (v1): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1842] (v2): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1843] (v3): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1844] (v4): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1845] (v5): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1846] (v6): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1846] (v7): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1847] (v8): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1848] (v9): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1849] (v10): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1850] (v11): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1851] (v12): The Chess Player's Chronicle
NOTE: Says v11 for 1851
[1852] (v13): The Chess Player's Chronicle
1851
The Chess Player
Published: London: Day
Editor: Kling/Horwitz
[1851.07.19-1851.12.27] (v1#1-v1#24): The Chess Player
[1851.07.19-1852.07.03] (v1#1-v2#51): The Chess Player
[1852.08.14-] (v3#1-): The Chess Player
[1853] (v4): The Chess Player
[1851.07.19-1853] (v1#1-v4?): The Chess Player
1854
The Chess Player's Chronicle
Published: London: W. Kent
Editor: Howard Staunton
[1854] (v1): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1854] (v2): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1855] (v3): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1856] (v4): The Chess Player's Chronicle
1859
The Chess Player's Chronicle
Published: London
Editor:
[1859] (v1#1-v1#12): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1860] (v2#1-v2#24): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1859-1860] (v1#1-v2#24): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1861] (v3#1-v3#24): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1862] (v4#1-v3#24): The Chess Player's Chronicle
1863
The Chess Player's Magazine
Published: London: E. Owen
Editor: J. Lowenthal
[1863.07-1863.12] (v1#1-v1#6): The Chess Player's Magazine
[1864] (v2): The Chess Player's Magazine
1865
The Chess Player's Magazine (New Series)
Published: London: Kent and Co.
Editor: J. Lowenthal
[1865] (v1): The Chess Player's Magazine
[1866] (v2): The Chess Player's Magazine
[1867-1867.10] (v3): The Chess Player's Magazine
1865
The Household Chess Magazine
Published: Manchester: The Guardian
Editor: J. Lowenthal
[1865] (v1): The Household Chess Magazine
1866
Chess World
Published: London: Trubner and Co.
Editor:
[1866] (v1): Chess World
[1867] (v2): Chess World
[1868] (v3): Chess World
[1869] (v4): Chess World
1868
The Chess Player's Quarterly Chronicle
Published: York
Editor:
[1868-1869] (v1): The Chess Player's Quarterly Chronicle
[1868.02-1868.05] (v1#1-v1#2): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1870.02-1871.12] (v2#1-v2#12): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1872.02-1873] (v3#1-): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1874.02-1875.12] (v4#1-v4#12): The Chess Player's Chronicle
1868
The Westminster Chess Club Papers
Published: London: W. Kent
Editor: Telemachus Brownsmith
[1868.07.01-1870.04.01] (v1-v2): The Westminster Papers
[1870.05.02-1871.04.01] (v3): The Westminster Papers
[1871.05.01-1872.04.01] (v4): The Westminster Papers
[1872.05.01-1873.04.01] (v5): The Westminster Papers
[1873.05.01-1874.04.01] (v6): The Westminster Papers
[1874.05.01-1875.04.01] (v7): The Westminster Papers
[1875.05.01-1876.04.01] (v8): The Westminster Papers
[1876.05.01-1877.04.02] (v9): The Westminster Papers
[1878.01.01-1878.04.01] (v10): The Westminster Papers
[1878.05.01-1879.04.01] (v11): The Westminster Papers
1875
City of London Chess Magazine
Published: London: Longmans, Green and Co.
Editor: W. N. Potter
[1875] (v1): City of London Chess Magazine
[1876] (v2): City of London Chess Magazine
1877
The Chess Player's Chronicle
Published: London
Editor: Rev. C. E. Ranken
[1877.01.01-1877.12.01] (v1#1-v1#12): The Chess Player's Chronicle
NOTE: Missing v1#11
[1878.01.01-1878.12.01] (v2#13-v2#24): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1879.01.01-1879.12.01] (v3#25-v3#36): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1880.01.01-1880.12.01] (v4#37-v4#48): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1881.01.04-1881.12.27] (v5#49-v5#100): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1882.01.04-1882.12.27] (v6#101-v6#152): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1883.06.06-1884.06.18] (v7#153-v6#207): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1884.06.25-1885.06.03] (v8#208-v8#256): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1885.06.10-1886.07.07] (v9#257-v9#308): The Chess Player's Chronicle
[1886.07.14-1889.01.02] (v10#309-v10#351): The Chess Player's Chronicle
NOTE: Missing #352-#360
[1889.05.01-1892.05.04] (v11#361-v12#446): The Chess Player's Chronicle
NOTE: Missing v12#443-v12#445
1881
The Chess Monthly
Published: London
Editor: L. Hoffer/J. H. Zukertort
[1881.09-1882.08] (v3): The Chess Monthly
[1883.09-1884.08] (v5): The Chess Monthly
[1884.09-1885.08] (v6): The Chess Monthly
[1886.09-1887.08] (v8): The Chess Monthly
[1887.09-1888.08] (v9): The Chess Monthly
1881
British Chess Magazine
Published: London: Trubner and Co.
Editor: John Watkinson/Robert F. Green/Isaac M. Brown
[1881] (v1): British Chess Magazine
[1882] (v2): British Chess Magazine
[1883] (v3): British Chess Magazine
[1884] (v4): British Chess Magazine
[1885] (v5): British Chess Magazine
[1886] (v6): British Chess Magazine
[1887] (v7): British Chess Magazine
[1888] (v8): British Chess Magazine
[1889] (v9): British Chess Magazine
[1890] (v10): British Chess Magazine
[1891] (v11): British Chess Magazine
[1892] (v12): British Chess Magazine
[1893] (v13): British Chess Magazine
[1894] (v14): British Chess Magazine
[1895] (v15): British Chess Magazine
[1896] (v16): British Chess Magazine
[1897] (v17): British Chess Magazine
[1898] (v18): British Chess Magazine
[1899] (v19): British Chess Magazine
1893
Southern Counties Chess Journal
Published: Brighton
Editor: E.I. Cross
[1893] (v4#52): Southern Counties Chess Journal

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