Morphy, P.C. – Perrin, F. 1857 (1)

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2802 (34) 2/
Perrin, Frederic    2301 (38) 1/
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: 5 Oct. 1857
End date: 1857
The Jan. 1858 issue of the Chess Monthly (p.30) gives a total score in New York of Morphy against Perrin (playing even) as +1-0=2. The first of these was played on the day Morphy arrived in New York, 5 Oct. 1857, according to Edge, cited at Sarah's Morphy website, and Lawson. The New York Clipper of 10 Oct. 1857 says that Morphy played two games with Perrin on 5 Oct., a win and a draw. All were played during Morphy's stay in New York from Oct. to Dec. 1857.
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 75
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 54, 86
   [CMNY], vol. 1, no. 12, Dec. 1857, page 383
   [CMNY], vol. 2, no. 1, Jan. 1858, page 30
   [NYC], 10 Oct. 1857
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 14 Nov. 2015