Morphy, P.C. – Laroche, J.A. 1858 (2)




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2797 (29) 6/
Laroche, Adolphe    2472 (51) 1/
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Paris
Start date: 1858
End date: 1858
 
Notes:
The result +5-0=2 for Morphy is given by Walker in Bell's Life in London of 21 Nov. 1858 (p.3), by Löwenthal in the Era of 12 Dec. 1858 (p.5) and by Falkbeer in the Sunday Times of 5 Dec. 1858 (p.10). Spinrad gives the same result from the New York Times of 27 Nov. 1858. These games must have taken place after Morphy's arrival in Paris, so in Sept., Oct. or Nov. 1858.
 
References
Books
   Edge, Exploits of Morphy, page 201
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 525
   Lange and Falkbeer, Paul Morphy Sketch, page 208
Periodicals
   [BLL], 21 Nov. 1858, page 3
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Jan. 1859, page 29
   [CMNY], vol. 3, June 1859, page 198
   [Era], vol. 21, 12 Dec. 1858, page 5
   [NYC], 18 Dec. 1858
   [ST], 5 Dec. 1858, page 10
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 30 Oct. 2016