Leonard, J.A. – Elson, J. 1861




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Leonard, James    2493 (41) 4/
Elson, Jacob    2429 (65) 4/
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Philadelphia
Start date: Mar. 1861
End date: Mar. 1861
 
Notes:
Hilbert (p.114) reports the result +2-2=4 from Hazeltine's Clipper column of 13 Apr. 1861, but then (p.117) says there were six games, with result +1-1=4. Reichhelm gives +2-2=4. I take the latter to be correct.
 
References
Books
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 114, 117
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 9
Periodicals
   [NYC], 13 Apr. 1861
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 14 Nov. 2015