Early American chess champion who was simply referred to as “The Kentucky Lion”. He started producing a name for himself like a chess participant in the past due 1800s. He was a five period U.S. Chess Champ, holding the name in 1890, 1892, 1892-1894, 1895-1896 and 1906-1909. He was created and elevated in Kentucky. He was proceeded by additional solid American players such as for example Arthur Bisguier.