Morphy, P.C. – Montgomery, W.W. 1858 (3)

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (29) 9.5/10 
Montgomery, William    2242 (52) 0.5/10 
  Morphy, Paul gave odds of a knight
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New Orleans
Start date: Mar. 1858
End date: Mar. 1858
Lawson says these games 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
   [CMNY], vol. 2, July 1858, page 222

Match information updated: 31 Dec. 2014