Alexandre de Chaumont

One of the best chess players in France in 1665

Spent two years in the French colony (now Quebec)

Aide-de-camp of de Tracy (Lt.-Gen. of the armies of the King of France in America)

Source: Article on the history of chess in Canada by Leopold Christin in Championnat Canadien des …checs 1947, 1947.

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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