Urusov, S.S. – Shumov, I.S. 1854

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Urusov, Sergey    2495 (71) 12/21 
Shumov, Ilya    2452 (68) 9/21 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Saint Petersburg
Start date: 1854
End date: 1854
The 27 Dec. 1857 issue of the Era (p.14) reports a match victory by Urusov over Shumov by 3 games. Could Wade, Feenstra Kuiper and Di Felice all have the year wrong, or was this a different match?
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 17
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 131
   Wade, Soviet Chess, page 17

Match information updated: 24 May 2014