Morphy, P.C. – Worrall, T.H. 1859

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2805 (36) 7/
Worrall, Thomas    2298 (50) 2/
  Morphy, Paul gave odds of a knight
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London, England
Start date: Apr. 1859
End date: Apr. 1859
Spinrad gives +5-0=2 for Morphy; Lawson and Sarah's Morphy website give 7-2 and gives dates between 20 and 24 Apr. 1859. Löwenthal says in the Era of 8 May 1859 (p.14) that 'out of the last nine games played he [Morphy] lost but two', and the Chess Monthly of Aug. 1859 (p.263) gives an explicit score of +7-2 for Morphy.
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 199, 329
   [CMNY], vol. 3, July 1859, page 229
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Aug. 1859, page 263
   [Era], vol. 2, 8 May 1859, page 14
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Paul Morphy]
   Kingston, Taylor.  [Don't Bet the Farm or Scholar's Concern Tempers Stat-Freak's Delight], page 9
   Sarah.  [Life and Chess of Paul Morphy: Note 15]
   Sarah.  [Paul Meets Anderssen]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 31 Dec. 2014