Morphy, P.C. – Harrwitz, D. 1858 (2)




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2795 (29) 5.5/
Harrwitz, Daniel    2605 (43) 2.5/
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Paris
Start date: 5 Sep. 1858
End date: 4 Oct. 1858
 
Notes:
Lawson and Sarah's Morphy website say the match started on the Sunday after Morphy's arrival in Paris, i.e., 5 Sept. 1858. Lawson says the eighth game was played on 4 Oct. 1858 and that Harrwitz resigned the match next day.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 92
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 27
   Edge, Exploits of Morphy, page 201
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 16
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 523
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 136, 204
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 14
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 168
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 141, 216
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 229, 308
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 130, 136, 329
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 147
   Sergeant, Morphy Gleanings, page 19
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 192, 320
Periodicals
   [BLL], 12 Sep. 1858, page 3
   [BLL], 10 Oct. 1858, page 3
   [BLL], 21 Nov. 1858, page 3
   [CMNY], vol. 2, Nov. 1858, page 346
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Jan. 1859, page 27
   [CMNY], vol. 3, June 1859, page 198
   [CPC], vol. 1, Jan. 1859, page 30
   [CPC], vol. 1, May 1859, page 132
   [Era], vol. 21, 12 Sep. 1858, page 12
   [Era], vol. 21, 19 Sep. 1858, page 5
   [Era], vol. 21, 26 Sep. 1858, page 5
   [Era], vol. 21, 3 Oct. 1858, page 5
   [Era], vol. 21, 10 Oct. 1858, page 5
   [Era], vol. 21, 12 Dec. 1858, page 5
   [Era], vol. 21, 26 Dec. 1858, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 33, 9 Oct. 1858, page 344
   [NYC], 30 Oct. 1858
   [NYC], 18 Dec. 1858
   [ST], 10 Oct. 1858, page supp.4
   [ST], 5 Dec. 1858, page 10
Web
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Daniel Harrwitz]
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Paul Morphy]
   Buck, C.A.  [Paul Morphy: His Later Life]
   Giffen, Glen.  [Events Timeline]
   Giffen, Glen.  [Morphy, Paul]
   Kingston, Taylor.  [Morphy, More or Less], page 7
   Löwenthal, J.J.  [Löwenthal's Memoir]
   Lange, Max.  [Harrwitz by Lange]
   Sarah.  [Morphy Obituary, New Orleans Times-Democrat]
   Sarah.  [Morphy Obituary, New York Times]
   Sarah.  [Morphy: American cyclopaedia - 1876]
   Sarah.  [Paul Goes to France]
   Sarah.  [The Scotsman]
   Sericano, C.  [I campionati del mondo fino al 1885]
   Sericano, C.  [I grandi matches 1850 - 1864]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]
   Sunnucks, Anne.  [Morphy Bio by Anne Sunnucks]
   Wilson, J.G. and Fiske, J.  [Morphy: Appletons' cyclopaedia - 1889]

Match information updated: 30 Oct. 2016