Delmar, E. (1) – Ryan, J.S. 1885




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Delmar, Eugene    2464 (34) 7/12 
Ryan, John    2366 (34) 5/12 
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: 1885
End date: Sep. 1885
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper, Di Felice and van Winsen all give the year as 1889, but the result is mentioned in the 29 Sept. 1885 issue of the Baltimore American and the 4 Oct. 1885 issue of the Chareleton Sunday News (unless there were 2 matches between the same players with exactly the same result in different years - however, the Baltimore American gives the score as 7-5 for Ryan, while the Chareleston Sunday News gives the score as 7-5 for Delmar, as given by Feenstra Kuiper, Di Felice and van Winsen.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 120
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 23
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 297
Periodicals
   [BA], 27 Sep. 1885
   [CSN], 4 Oct. 1885