Staunton, H. – Brien, R.B. 1855




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Staunton, Howard    2644 (57) 1.5/
Brien, Robert    2464 (38) 3.5/
  Staunton, Howard gave odds of pawn and two moves
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London
Start date: Jan. 1855
End date: Feb. 1855
 
Notes:
The Feb. 1855 issue of the Chess Player's Chronicle says that the match had been suspended at +3-1=1 for Brien, but no further mention of it appears, so I guess that it was never resumed.
 
References
Books
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 89
Periodicals
   [CPC], vol. 3, Jan. 1855, page 37
   [CPC], vol. 3, Feb. 1855, page 63
   [CPC], vol. 3, Mar. 1855, page 92, 104
   [CPC], vol. 3, Apr. 1855, page 111

Match information updated: 6 Jan. 2014