폴 모피

폴 모피(1837년 6월 22일 ~ 1884년 7월 10일)는 미국체스 선수 및 변호사였다. 살아있던 당시 최고의 선수로 여겨졌다. 뉴올리언즈에서 태어나고 사망했다.

22세에 체스에서 은퇴하고 법 쪽에서의 커리어를 시작했다.[1][2][3][4] 하지만 변호사로 성공하지 못했고 가족의 도움을 받아 생활했다.[5]

각주편집

  1. Kurtz, Michael L. (1993). “Paul Morphy: Louisiana's Chess Champion”. 《Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association》 43 (2): 175–199. JSTOR 4233011. (...) in 1858 and 1859, returning to America as the unofficial but universally acknowledged chess champion of the world. Then, just as suddenly, Morphy retired from active chess competition 
  2. Gobet, Fernand (2018). 《The Psychology of Chess》. Routledge. [1]쪽. After his return to Louisiana in 1859 at the age of 22, he totally stopped playing chess. 
  3. “Fischer's Top 10”. 6 February 2009에 원본 문서에서 보존된 문서. As is well known, Morphy gave up the game in 1859.  Alt URL
  4. “Paul Morphy Timeline”. 《edochess.ca》. 
  5. Kurtz, Michael L. (1993). “Paul Morphy: Louisiana's Chess Champion”. 《Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association》 43 (2): 175–199. JSTOR 4233011. (...) Then, just as suddenly, Morphy retired from active chess competition, spending the remainding of his life futifuly trying to establish a law practice in New Orleans