Bird, H.E. – Elson, J. 1876




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Bird, Henry    2534 (29) 6/
Elson, Jacob    2429 (43) 1/
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Philadelphia
Start date: Feb. 1876
End date: Feb. 1876
 
Notes:
Bird, in the New York Clipper of 6 May 1876 (see van Winsen, p.90) said he had +8-0=2 against Elson. Reichhelm gives +5-0=2 for Bird, as did the Philadelphia Intelligencer of 15 Feb 1876 and the Sunday Republic of 13 Feb. 1876 (see van Winsen, p.91). Played during Bird's visit to Philadelphia in Feb. 1876, according to van Winsen.
 
References
Books
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 13
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 90, 91