Oliver, B.L. – Schulten, J.W. 1841 (1)




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Oliver, Benjamin    2331 (61) 12/20 
Schulten, John    2315 (59) 8/20 
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Start date: 8 Sep. 1841
End date: 10 Sep. 1841
 
Notes:
This was a match for the best of 21 games. There is no mention in Oliver's journal of the 21st game being played. But then it is not clear why the 20th was played, since Oliver already had 11 wins after the 19th.
 
References
Books
   Fiske, First American Chess Congress, page 375
Web
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]