Blackburne, J.H. – Beardsell, T.J. 1877

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Blackburne, Joseph    2601 (44) 4.5/
Beardsell, Thomas    2057 (57) 2.5/
  Blackburne, Joseph gave odds of a knight
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London, England
Start date: 1877
End date: May 1877
Blackburne was given one point head start in return for giving the odds. The official score was +5-2=1, according to Land and Water, but that means +4-2=1 in games actually played. Harding mentions that the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News gives the official score +5-2=2.
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 128, 509
   [LW], 19 May 1877, page 373

Match information updated: 5 May 2020