Morphy, P.C. – Hammond, G. 1857




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (35) 15/16 
Hammond, George    2346 (61) 1/16 
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: 7 Oct. 1857
End date: 1857
 
Notes:
Hillyer (p.167) cites Frère, who gives the result as 15-1 for Morphy. The Dec. 1857 and Jan. 1858 issues of the Chess Monthly (p.30) give 7-1 for Morphy, as do Lange, Lawson and Spinrad. These games were played while Morphy was in New York for about 2 months from Oct. to Dec. 1857. According to Lawson, the first of these games was played on 7 Oct. 1857.
 
References
Books
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 167
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 53, 75
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 58, 86
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 1, Dec. 1857, page 379, 383
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Jan. 1858, page 30
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 31 Dec. 2014