Lichtenhein, Theodor




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1857  15  2498 (56) 38
1858  18  2481 (57) 0
1859  24  2465 (50) 38
1860  26  2471 (54) 4
1861  21  2493 (56) 13
1862  25  2477 (66) 1
1863  23  2462 (74) 0
1864  26  2447 (80) 2
1865  28  2434 (87) 0
1866  38  2420 (93) 3

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Lichtenhein, Theodor  
Born: 1829
Died: 19 May 1874
 
Notes:
Reichhelm gives death date 5-05-1874. Gilberg and Gaige give death date 19-05-1874.
 
References
Books
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 86
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 67, 412
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 249
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 44
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 12, 71
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 18, 49, 201
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 185
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 49
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 7
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. I, page 139
   van Winsen, Mackenzie, Mason and Co. VII, page 41
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 1858, page 382
   [CMNY], vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 1860, page 126
   [FLIN], 14 June 1856
   [FLIN], 17 Apr. 1858
   [GWT], 16 Aug. 1867
   [ILN], vol. 31, no. 888, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [ILN], vol. 35, no. 1004, 26 Nov. 1859, page 513
   [ILN], vol. 47, no. 1330, 19 Aug. 1865, page 179
   [NYSP], 30 July 1859
   [NYTi], 7 Oct. 1857
   [SZ], vol. 14, no. 12, Dec. 1859, page 398
Web
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress Players]
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dell'800]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Morphy, P.C. - Lichtenhein, T. 1857         (c)     2   -   1
Lichtenhein, T. - Cheney, G.N. (1) 1857         (c)     10   -   10
Cheney, G.N. (1) - Lichtenhein, T. 1859         (c)     14.5   -   12.5
Morphy, P.C. - Lichtenhein, T. 1859         (f)     6.5   -   4.5      Morphy, P.C. gave odds of a knight
Paulsen, L. - Lichtenhein, T. 1860         (c)     1   -   0
Lichtenhein, T. - Montgomery, H.P. 1861         (f)     7.5   -   2.5
Reichhelm, G.C. - Lichtenhein, T. 1861         (c)     2   -   1
Lichtenhein, T. - Jones, W.B. 1862         (c)     1   -   0
Elder, F.H. - Lichtenhein, T. 1864         (s)     1   -   1
Lichtenhein, T. - Zerega, A. (1) 1866         (s)     2.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

New York 1857 (4)     1st American Chess Congress    
  Lichtenhein, T. - Stanley, C.H.     3 - 2    
  Lichtenhein, T. - Perrin, F.     3 - 0    
  Lichtenhein, T. - Morphy, P.C.     0.5 - 3.5    
  Lichtenhein, T. - Raphael, B.I.     3 - 0    
New York 1860 (4)     New York - Brooklyn Club Match    
  Lichtenhein, T. - Perrin, F.     2 - 1    


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2023