Watkinson, J. – Parratt, W. 1860

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Watkinson, John    2389 (56) 9/14 
Parratt, Walter    2186 (57) 5/14 
  Watkinson, John gave odds of pawn and two moves
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Huddersfield
Start date: Mar. 1859
End date: Apr. 1860
The result is given in the May 1860 issue of the Chess Player's Chronicle, which says it started in Mar. 1859 and finished 'last month'. The result is also given in the 14 Apr. 1860 issue of the Illustrated London News.
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 106
   [CPC], vol. 2, May 1860, page 146
   [ILN], vol. 36, 14 Apr. 1860, page 366
   Mann, Steve.  [Yorkshire Chess History - 1859-60: John Watkinson v Walter Parratt Match]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 6 Jan. 2014