Bird, H.E. – Blackburne, J.H. 1879 (2)




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Bird, Henry    2530 (40) 1.5/
Blackburne, Joseph    2592 (40) 0.5/
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London
Start date: 29 Dec. 1879
End date: Dec. 1879
 
Notes:
An Evans Gambit match. This result comes from personal communication with Tim Harding. The first game appeared in The Field of 3 Jan. 1880 with the date 'Monday last'. Bird, in his Bird's Modern Chess, said he won the second game and the intended third was not played.
 
References
Periodicals
   [Fld], 3 Jan. 1880