Philadelphia and New York 1897




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Voigt, Hermann    2391 (38) 0.5 /
Schmidt, Louis    2287 (57) 0.5 /
 
Robinson, Alfred    2287 (66) 0 /
Delmar, Eugene    2374 (40) 1 /
 
Robinson, D. Stuart    2318 (37) 0 /
Hodges, Albert B.    2489 (42) 1 /
 
Reichhelm, Gustavus    2293 (79) 1 /
Jasnogrodsky, Nicolai    2253 (50) 0 /
 
Kaiser, Julius    2228 (47) 0 /
de Visser, William    2409 (54) 1 /
 
Morgan, Joseph    2188 (44) 1 /
Baird, David    2325 (43) 0 /
 
Shipley, Walter    2355 (38) 0.5 /
Davidson, Harry    2287 (84) 0.5 /
 
Newman, Charles    2352 (40) 0.5 /
Hanham, J. Moore    2365 (41) 0.5 /
 
Morgan, Mordecai    2373 (49) 1 /
Simonson, Gustave    2307 (56) 0 /
 
Maguire, Elihu    2104 (37) 0.5 /
Vorrath, August    2276 (80) 0.5 /
 
Bampton, Samuel    2385 (37) 0.5 /
Isaacson, Charles    2157 (84) 0.5 /
 
Elson, Jacob    2279 (71) 1 /
Halpern, Jacob    2280 (51) 0 /
 
Young, John    2240 (38) 0.5 /
Lipschütz, Salomon    2545 (44) 0.5 /
 
Kemény, Emil    2484 (41) 1 /
Showalter, Jackson    2533 (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, Emil Kemeny, page 169, 326
   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: 7 Nov. 2023