Morphy, P.C. – Delannoy, A. 1859 (2)

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2810 (36) 7/13 
Delannoy, Alphonse    2306 (54) 6/13 
  Morphy, Paul gave odds of a knight
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Paris
Start date: 1859
End date: 1859
The Chess Monthly of June 1859 (p.199) says that Morphy and Delannoy played about thirty games at Knight odds, of which Morphy won two-thirds. Given the result +13-4 for Morphy for the first set of games at these odds between these two, the remaining set must have been about +7-6 for Morphy, to make for a total of +20-10.
   [CMNY], vol. 3, June 1859, page 199

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