Chigorin, M.I. – Schiffers, E.S. 1879




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Chigorin, Mikhail    2519 (52) 8/13 
Schiffers, Emanuel    2422 (56) 5/13 
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Saint Petersburg
Start date: 1879
End date: 1879
 
Notes:
Elo gives combined result of 1879 and 1880 matches as 16.5-6.5 for Chigorin, but this does not match other sources, which give +7-4=2 for Chigorin in the 1879 match and +7-1=3 for Chigorin in the 1880 match.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 75
   Elo, Rating of Chessplayers, page 90
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 21
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 64
Web
   Sarah.  [Cast of Characters]
   Sericano, C.  [I matches 1865/79]