Morphy, P.C. – Anderssen, K.E.A. 1858




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2797 (29) 8/11 
Anderssen, Adolf    2651 (45) 3/11 
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Paris
Start date: 20 Dec. 1858
End date: 28 Dec. 1858
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper gives the end date as 27 Dec. 1858; Fiske, Sergeant, Di Felice, and Sarah's Morphy website give the end date as 28 Dec. 1858; Falkbeer in the Sunday Times of 2 Jan. 1859 (supplement, p.2) also gives the end date as 28 Dec. 1858. Walker in Bell's Life in London of 2 Jan. 1859 (p.8) gives the end date as 29 Dec. 1858. Murray gives the date as Dec. 1857; all other sources give 1858.
 
References
Books
   Cornil, Le Café de la Régence, page 95
   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 529
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 14, 204, 345
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 14
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 168
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 216
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 249, 309
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 172, 329
   Moran, World Chess Championship I, page 3
   Murray, History of Chess, page 888
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 147
   Sergeant, Morphy Gleanings, page 21
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 27, 320
Periodicals
   [BLL], 26 Dec. 1858, page 7
   [BLL], 2 Jan. 1859, page 8
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Jan. 1859, page 70
   [CMNY], vol. 3, June 1859, page 198
   [CPC], vol. 1, Jan. 1859, page 6, 30
   [CPC], vol. 1, Feb. 1859, page 41
   [Era], vol. 21, 26 Dec. 1858, page 5
   [ILN], vol. 34, 12 Feb. 1859, page 166
   [LiM], vol. 48, 31 Dec. 1858, page 8
   [LiM], vol. 49, 4 Jan. 1859, page 6
   [NYC], 15 Jan. 1859
   [NYC], 29 Jan. 1859
   [ST], 19 Dec. 1858, page 10
   [ST], 2 Jan. 1859, page supp.2
Web
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Adolph Anderssen]
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Paul Morphy]
   Buck, C.A.  [Paul Morphy: His Later Life]
   Devens, R.M.  [Unrivaled Performances by Paul Morphy], page 2
   Devens, R.M.  [Unrivaled Performances by Paul Morphy (Part I)]
   Edge, Frederick Milnes.  [Edge to Fiske Letter December 30,1858]
   Giffen, Glen.  [Anderssen, Karl Ernst Adolf]
   Giffen, Glen.  [Events Timeline]
   Giffen, Glen.  [Morphy, Paul]
   Kingston, Taylor.  [Your Morphy Number is Up], page 3
   Löwenthal, J.J.  [Löwenthal's Memoir]
   Sarah.  [Morphy Obituary, New Orleans Times-Democrat]
   Sarah.  [Morphy: American cyclopaedia - 1876]
   Sarah.  [Morphy: Encyclopedia Britannica - 1911]
   Sarah.  [Paul Meets Anderssen]
   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