Manchester and Liverpool 1859




Results
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Cohen, Sigismund    2029 (85) 0 /
Sparke, Morton    1892 (109) 1 /
 
Birch, James    1961 (105) 0 /
de Szabo, Emeric    2265 (81) 1 /
 
Hamel, L.    2000 (170) 1 /
Schüll, Ludolph    2050 (110) 0 /
 
Kipping, James    2292 (51) 0.5 /
Soul, John    2177 (81) 0.5 /
 
Duval, C.A.    1847 (154) 0 /
Smith, G. (1)    2091 (92) 1 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: Manchester - Liverpool Telegraph Match
Place: Manchester and Liverpool
Start date: 12 Jan. 1859
End date: 12 Jan. 1859
 
Notes:
Löwenthal says in the Era (16 Jan. 1859, p.14) that the match 'commenced on Wednesday evening', that is, 12 Jan. 1859. His report covers the period up until about midnight, before all the games were finished.
 
References
Periodicals
   [Era], vol. 21, 16 Jan. 1859, page 14
   [Era], vol. 21, 23 Jan. 1859, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 34, 22 Jan. 1859, page 94
   [ILN], vol. 34, 19 Feb. 1859, page 190
   [ILN], vol. 34, 5 Mar. 1859, page 235
   [LiM], vol. 49, 14 Jan. 1859, page 8

Tournament information updated: 7 Nov. 2014