Philadelphia and New York 1897




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Voigt, Hermann    2436 (41) 0.5 /
Schmidt, Louis    2298 (57) 0.5 /
 
Robinson, Alfred    2293 (66) 0 /
Delmar, Eugene    2382 (40) 1 /
 
Robinson, D. Stuart    2326 (37) 0 /
Hodges, Albert B.    2497 (42) 1 /
 
Reichhelm, Gustavus    2304 (79) 1 /
Jasnogrodsky, Nicolai    2259 (50) 0 /
 
Kaiser, Julius    2234 (47) 0 /
de Visser, William    2414 (54) 1 /
 
Morgan, Joseph    2194 (44) 1 /
Baird, David    2331 (43) 0 /
 
Shipley, Walter    2362 (38) 0.5 /
Davidson, Harry    2296 (84) 0.5 /
 
Newman, Charles    2359 (40) 0.5 /
Hanham, J. Moore    2373 (41) 0.5 /
 
Morgan, Mordecai    2380 (49) 1 /
Simonson, Gustave    2315 (56) 0 /
 
Maguire, Elihu    2108 (37) 0.5 /
Vorrath, August    2278 (80) 0.5 /
 
Bampton, Samuel    2392 (37) 0.5 /
Isaacson, Charles    2164 (84) 0.5 /
 
Elson, Jacob    2287 (71) 1 /
Halpern, Jacob    2288 (51) 0 /
 
Young, John    2246 (38) 0.5 /
Lipschütz, Salomon    2551 (44) 0.5 /
 
Kemény, Emil    2487 (42) 1 /
Showalter, Jackson    2538 (33) 0 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match
Place: Philadelphia and New York
Start date: 31 May 1897
End date: 31 May 1897
 
Notes:
Seven of the games were adjudicated by Steinitz. The results of the games D.S. Robinson - A.B. Hodges and J. Elson - J.C. Halpern remained controversial.
 
References
Books
   Davies, Samuel Lipschütz, page 294, 374
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 254
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 128
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 164
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 22, 46, 109
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [The 1897 Franklin - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Team Match]

Tournament information updated: 2 Oct. 2022