Mackenzie, G.H. – Congdon, J.A. 1872




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Mackenzie, George    2581 (47) 4/
Congdon, James    2061 (57) 3/
  Mackenzie, George gave odds of a knight
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: 22 Apr. 1872
End date: 4 May 1872
 
Notes:
This was intended to be a match for the first to win 5 games, but the eighth game was unfinished and the match was abandoned. Van Winsen gives start date 23 Apr. 1872; the Spirit of the Times (27 Apr. 1872) says it started 'on Monday last', which was 22 Apr. 1872.
 
References
Books
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 289
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. V, page 64, 100
Periodicals
   [DCJ], vol. 4, no. 31, Sep. 1872, page 205
   [SoT], 27 Apr. 1872
   [SoT], 11 May 1872

Match information updated: 30 Jul. 2023