McDonnell, A. – Matthews, F.H. 1834

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
McDonnell, Alexander    2536 (76) 63.5/130 
Matthews, Fred.    2184 (86) 66.5/130 
  McDonnell, Alexander gave odds of a knight
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London, England (?)
Start date: 1834
End date: 1834
I do not know whether or not this was a formal match. Comments by G. Walker on a game in Bell's Life in London (8 Mar. 1835) suggest that the game was between these two players: 'We congratulate Mr. M---s on his improvement. The great Leviathan of the deep cannot give him the Kt.'
   Burt, Bristol Chess Club, page 25
   Walker, Chess Studies, page 33
   Walker, A Selection of Games at Chess, page 42
   [BLL], 15 Mar. 1835, page 3
   Burt, John.  [The Bristol Chess Club]