New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2496 (56) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2372 (53) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2300 (38) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2166 (80) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1931 (94) 3 /
Fuller, William    1844 (99) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2801 (34) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2296 (52) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2171 (58) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2058 (93) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2258 (50) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2277 (83) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2402 (67) 3 /
Allison, William    2095 (139) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2623 (58) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1826 (158) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2496 (56) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2300 (38) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2801 (34) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1931 (94) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2171 (58) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2258 (50) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2623 (58) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2402 (67) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2801 (34) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2496 (56) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2623 (58) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2171 (58) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2801 (34) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2623 (58) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2496 (56) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2171 (58) 0 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: 1st American Chess Congress
Place: New York
Start date: 5 Oct. 1857
End date: 10 Nov. 1857
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 23
   Féry d'Esclands, Congrès des Échecs 1867, page xxxii
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 18, 202
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 209, 235, 259
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables I, page 2
   Gilberg, Fifth American Chess Congress, page 1
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 29
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 58, 329
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 141
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 1, no. 11, Nov. 1857, page 351
   [CMNY], vol. 1, no. 12, Dec. 1857, page 378
   [Era], vol. 20, no. 998, 8 Nov. 1857, page 14
   [FLIN], 24 Oct. 1857
   [FLIN], 31 Oct. 1857
   [FLIN], 14 Nov. 1857
   [ILN], vol. 31, no. 888, 21 Nov. 1857, page 518
   [ILN], vol. 31, no. 891, 5 Dec. 1857, page 571
   [NYC], 17 Oct. 1857
   [NYC], 24 Oct. 1857
   [NYC], 31 Oct. 1857
   [NYC], 7 Nov. 1857
   [NYC], 14 Nov. 1857
   [NYTi], 7 Oct. 1857
   [NYTi], 9 Oct. 1857
   [NYTi], 14 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 7 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 8 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 9 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 10 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 12 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 13 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 14 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 21 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 26 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 28 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 29 Oct. 1857
   [NYTr], 3 Nov. 1857
   [NYTr], 7 Nov. 1857
Web
   Cree, Graeme.  [1st American Chess Congress] (broken)
   Edge, Frederick Milnes.  [Frederick Edge Meets Paul Morphy - in his own write]
   Morphy, Paul.  [A Letter from Morphy to Maurian, November 16, 1857]
   Sarah.  [American Chess Congress]
   Sericano, C.  [New York, 1857]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Tournament information updated: 23 Aug. 2019