Thompson, J. (1) – Mead, C.D. 1857




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Thompson, James (1)    2297 (56) 1.5/
Mead, Charles    2108 (104) 1.5/
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: Dec. 1856
End date: Feb. 1857
 
Notes:
Porter's Spirit of the Times (10 Jan. 1857) and the New York Clipper of 28 Feb. 1857 says only that the result of the match was a tie. Thompson played the attack (white) and Mead played the defense (black) in the Evans Gambit, in all games. Porter's Spirit of the Times (27 Dec. 1856) says Mead won the first game.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 23
Periodicals
   [NYC], 28 Feb. 1857
   [PSoT], 27 Dec. 1856
   [PSoT], 10 Jan. 1857
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 14 Nov. 2015