de Saint-Amant, P.C.F. – Walker, G. (1) 1836




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
de Saint-Amant, Pierre    2537 (74) 5.5/
Walker, George (1)    2487 (73) 3.5/
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London
Start date: 1836
End date: 1836
 
Notes:
Described by de Saint-Amant in a letter to Le Palamède (1836, pp.186-191) dated 10 June 1836, so the games were played earlier than this. These games seem not to have comprised a formal match, but were taken as a serious challenge.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 3
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 12
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 283
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 42
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 436
Periodicals
   [BLL], 23 Oct. 1836, page 3
   [BLL], 20 Nov. 1836, page 3
   [BLL], 27 Nov. 1836, page 3
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 July 1836, page 188
   [Pal], vol. 1, 15 Sep. 1836, page 250
Web
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Pierre Charles Fournier Saint-Amant]
   Murray, H.J.R.  [Howard Staunton by H.J.R. Murray]
   Sarah.  [Saint Amant]
   Sarah.  [Saint Amant]
   Sericano, C.  [I grandi matches fino al 1849]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 31 Oct. 2013