New York 1857 (4)




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2509 (55) 3 /
Stanley, Charles    2383 (53) 2 /
 
Perrin, Frederic    2318 (38) 4 /
Knott, Hubert    2181 (82) 3 /
 
Meek, Alexander    1944 (94) 3 /
Fuller, William    1857 (99) 2 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2807 (34) 3 /
Thompson, James (1)    2310 (52) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2186 (58) 3.5 /
Kennicott, Hiram    2076 (93) 2.5 /
 
Marache, Napoleon    2275 (50) 3 /
Fiske, Daniel    2293 (83) 2 /
 
Montgomery, Hardman    2416 (67) 3 /
Allison, William    2106 (139) 1 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2631 (58) 3 /
Calthrop, Samuel    1845 (158) 0 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2509 (55) 3 /
Perrin, Frederic    2318 (38) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2807 (34) 3 /
Meek, Alexander    1944 (94) 0 /
 
Raphael, Benjamin    2186 (58) 4 /
Marache, Napoleon    2275 (50) 3 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2631 (58) 2 /
Montgomery, Hardman    2416 (67) 0 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2807 (34) 3.5 /
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2509 (55) 0.5 /
 
Paulsen, Louis    2631 (58) 3.5 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2186 (58) 0.5 /
 
Morphy, Paul    2807 (34) 6 /
Paulsen, Louis    2631 (58) 2 /
 
Lichtenhein, Theodor    2509 (55) 3 /
Raphael, Benjamin    2186 (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