Morphy, P.C. – Kipping, J.S. 1858




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2800 (29) 2/
Kipping, James    2293 (51) 0/
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Birmingham
Start date: 26 Aug. 1858
End date: 26 Aug. 1858
 
Notes:
A letter by Edge dated 30 Aug. 1858 gives +2-0 for Morphy; Spinrad gives the same result from the New York Times of 21 Oct. 1858 as well as from the Birmingham tournament book. Lawson, Sarah's Morphy website and the Era of 29 Aug. 1858 (p.13) say he played the games on the evening of his arrival in Birmingham, 26 Aug. 1858.
 
References
Books
   Edge, Exploits of Morphy, page 200
   Löwenthal and Medley, Chess Congress of 1862, page xxix
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 192
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 117
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Oct. 1858, page 314
   [CMNY], vol. 3, June 1859, page 198
   [CPM], vol. 1, Sep. 1863, page 88
   [Era], vol. 20, 29 Aug. 1858, page 13
   [ST], 5 Sep. 1858, page supp.4
Web
   Edge, Frederick Milnes.  [Edge to Fiske Letter August 30,1858]
   Sarah.  [The Birmingham Meeting]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 30 Oct. 2016