Bird, H.E. – Martinez, D.M. 1876




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Bird, Henry    2535 (29) 25/47 
Martínez, Dión    2503 (39) 22/47 
 
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 'won a majority of about 10 games' against Martinez. Reichhelm gives +24-21=2 for Bird, as did the Philadelphia Intelligencer of 15 Feb. 1876 (see van Winsen, p.91). The Sunday Republic of 13 Feb. 1876 gave +24-21=0 for Bird (see van Winsen, p.91). Played during Bird's visit to Philadelphia in February 1876, according to van Winsen.
 
References
Books
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 13
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 90, 91