Buckle, H.T. – Bird, H.E. 1847

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Buckle, Henry    2538 (59) 9/16 
Bird, Henry    2335 (64) 7/16 
  Buckle, Henry gave odds of pawn and move
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London, England
Start date: 1847
End date: 1847
Sergeant and Hilbert say that Bird won; the 9-7 result for Buckle comes from Feenstra Kuiper, Di Felice and the Teplitz Schönau tournament book (on Spinrad's list). According to Harding, the last 7 games, all the wins by Bird, comprised a formal match.
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 8
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 14
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 112, 112, 365, 365
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 86
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 66, 81
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 16 Jul. 2017