London, England 1879 (1)




Results
 
Crosstable scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games   
Bird, Henry    2525 (40) 2 /
Blackburne, Joseph    2599 (40) 2 /
Mason, James    2545 (39) 1.5 /
MacDonnell, George    2443 (62) 1 /
Potter, William    2557 (47) 0.5 /
 
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: Lowenthal Tourney, 1st Class
Place: London, England
Start date: 16 May 1879
End date: 10 July 1879
 
Notes:
Potter drew Blackburne in the first round and then withdrew when a dispute arose over his next game with Mason. The start date is given by Harding as a best guess.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 73
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables I, page 23
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 143
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 176
Web
   Sericano, C.  [London 1879]

Tournament information updated: 5 May 2020