Birmingham 1856




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Avery, Thomas    1997 (117) 3 /
Wood, John (2)    1617 (142) 0 /
 
Blyth, Edwin    3 /
Gillam, J.F.    2001 (124) 0 /
 
Freeman, James    2103 (123) 2 /
Fanning    2015 (150) 1 /
 
Shore, R.    2200 (144) 3 /
Zachary, Francis    2059 (90) 0 /
 
Tonks, E.    1531 (213) 1 /
Nicol, W.W.    1537 (191) 1 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: Birmingham - Worcester Club Match
Place: Birmingham
Start date: 13 May 1856
End date: 13 May 1856
 
Notes:
The Illustrated London News of 24 May 1856 (p.574) says the match took place 'on Tuesday week', which I take to be 13 May.
 
References
Books
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 95
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 4, July 1856, page 213
   [ILN], vol. 28, 24 May 1856, page 574