Morphy, P.C. – Montgomery, W.W. 1858 (1)

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2796 (29) 4/
Montgomery, William    2220 (50) 0/
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New Orleans
Start date: Mar. 1858
End date: Mar. 1858
Sergeant gives date as 1857. Lawson says they were played during a visit by W.W. Montgomery to New Orleans, and that Montgomery 'arrived just before April [1858], staying a week'. The games during this visit are also mentioned by Fiske (p.512), without giving results.
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 512
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 77, 97
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 93
   Sergeant, Morphy Gleanings, page 15
   [CMNY], vol. 2, no. 7, July 1858, page 222

Match information updated: 31 Dec. 2014