Mackenzie, G.H. – Vazquez, A.C. 1887 (2)




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Mackenzie, George    2629 (29) 6.5/
Vázquez, Andrés    2387 (41) 2.5/
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Havana
Start date: 6 Dec. 1887
End date: 29 Dec. 1887
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper, Di Felice, The International Chess Magazine, and Vazquez himself in El Ajedrez en Cuba give +5-1=3 for Mackenzie; the Feb. 1888 issue of the Chess Monthly says that Vazquez scored only 1 to Mackenzie's 5, and mentions no draws. The Jan. 1888 issue of the International Chess Magazine gives the first game, dated 6 Dec. 1887. The Feb. 1888 issue gives the 7th game, dated 21 Dec. 1887. Zavatarelli, in the Quarterly for Chess History, also gives the final date as 29 Dec. 1887.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 109
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 23
   Vazquez, El Ajedrez en Cuba, page 37
Periodicals
   [CML], vol. 9, no. 6, Feb. 1888, page 165
   [CML], vol. 9, no. 7, Mar. 1888, page 211
   [ICM], vol. 4, no. 1, Jan. 1888, page 9, 22
   [ICM], vol. 4, no. 2, Feb. 1888, page 41, 50
   [QCH], vol. 5, no. 18, 2017, page 444

Match information updated: 6 Mar. 2021