Hammond, G. – Ware, P. 1858 (5)




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Hammond, George    2362 (55) 0.5/
Ware, Preston    2179 (61) 5.5/
  Hammond, George gave odds of a rook
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Start date: Feb. 1858
End date: Feb. 1858
 
Notes:
Spinrad lists the Hammond-Ware matches under the year 1859, citing the Albion of 23 Apr. 1859. Fiske, however, gives the date of these matches as Feb. 1858. The result of this rook-odds portion is given in the New York Clipper of 6 and 13 Mar. 1858 as +5-0 but the draw may have been considered not to count.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 382
Periodicals
   [NYC], 6 Mar. 1858
   [NYC], 13 Mar. 1858
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [The Scandal of 1880, Part 1], page 3

Match information updated: 14 Nov. 2015