Mason, Ja. – Elson, J. 1875




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Mason, James    2538 (37) 5.5/
Elson, Jacob    2400 (42) 2.5/
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Philadelphia
Start date: Mar. 1875
End date: Mar. 1875
 
Notes:
The Turf, Field and Farm of 2 Apr. 1875 gave +5-1=3 for Mason; The Maryland Chess Review of Apr. 1875 gave +4-1=3 for Mason; the Dubuque Chess Journal of May 1875 gave +1-1=3, but van Winsen shows that this is wrong. I have chosen the score +4-1=3 as a middle ground.
 
References
Books
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 35, 37, 38, 39, 217
Periodicals
   [DCJ], vol. 8, no. 63, May 1875, page 222
   [MCR], vol. 2, no. 16, Apr. 1875, page 154

Match information updated: 22 Jul. 2022