On the night of his untimely and mysterious death in post Civil War New Orleans, world chess champion PAUL MORPHY'S exciting and tortured life is reviewed. Known as the greatest chess player in the modern era, Morphy was a multidimensional genius prodigy.
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Paul Morphy attended what is now Tulane University. At that time it was known as the University of Louisiana. See more
At one point young Paul is setting up a set incorrectly, with the Knight on a Bishop's square, he picks up a Bishop to place on a Knight's square. A quick cut shows all the pieces set-up correctly and Paul placing the piece on the correct square. See more