Morphy, P.C. – Cheney, G.N. (1) 1859




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2806 (35) 1/
Cheney, George    2492 (56) 1/
  Morphy, Paul gave odds of a knight
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: June 1859
End date: June 1859
 
Notes:
According to Lawson, these games were played within a day or two of Morphy's birthday (which is 22 June).
 
References
Books
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 72
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 96
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 223
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 3, no. 7, July 1859, page 229
   [SDS], 23 June 1859
Web
   Sarah.  [Morphy Plays Cheney]

Match information updated: 23 Aug. 2019