Morphy, P.C. – Tilghman, B.C. 1859

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2808 (36) 1/
Tilghman, Benjamin    2325 (116) 1/
  Morphy, Paul gave odds of a knight
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Philadelphia
Start date: 2 Nov. 1859
End date: 2 Nov. 1859
Reichhelm gives +1-1 at Knight odds, while Lawson and Sarah's Morphy website say Morphy won all his Knight odds games against Lewis and Tilghman. Sarah's Morphy website gives the date as two days after Morphy's losses to Thomas at Knight odds, but Lawson gives 2 Nov. 1859, the day after the games with Thomas.
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 238
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 8
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Dec. 1859, page 391
   [Era], vol. 22, 4 Dec. 1859, page 13
   [Era], vol. 22, 18 Dec. 1859, page 13
   Sarah.  [The Returning Hero]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 31 Dec. 2014