Morphy, P.C. – Ware, P. 1859




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2809 (36) 4/
Ware, Preston    2225 (59) 0/
  Morphy, Paul gave odds of a knight
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: 1859
End date: 1859
 
Notes:
Spinrad says that Ware lost 2 games at Knight odds to Morphy in 1859. Thomas Frère, in a speech given in 1884 (see Hillyer, p.167), says that after Morphy's return from Europe Ware lost 4 straight games to him at Knight odds. This is confirmed by the Chess Monthly of Nov. 1859 (p.356).
 
References
Books
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 167
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 3, Nov. 1859, page 356
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [The Scandal of 1880, Part 1], page 3

Match information updated: 28 Jun. 2011