Morphy, P.C. – Thompson, J. (1) 1859 (3)




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2809 (36) 10/16 
Thompson, James (1)    2303 (46) 6/16 
  Morphy, Paul gave odds of a knight
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: 1859
End date: Oct. 1859
 
Notes:
Lawson gives the date of one game as Oct. 1859, and Morphy left New York on 30 Oct., so this match must have ended in Oct. 1859. The New York Clipper of 12 Nov. 1859 gives a result of +16-9=1 for Knight odds games between Morphy and Thompson, including three separate match results recorded here at +1-0=0, +5-3=1 and +10-6=0, respectively.
 
References
Books
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 235, 368
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Nov. 1859, page 356
   [NYC], 12 Nov. 1859

Match information updated: 14 Nov. 2015