Morphy, P.C. – Delannoy, A. 1859 (1)

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2810 (36) 13/17 
Delannoy, Alphonse    2306 (54) 4/17 
  Morphy, Paul gave odds of a knight
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Paris
Start date: 1859
End date: 1859
Lawson says this 'first series' of games at Knight odds was reported in the New Orleans Sunday Delta of 13 Mar. 1859. Also, one of the games is given in the Illustrated London News of 21 May 1859 (p.478). This makes it appear likely that the games were played early in 1859.
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 157
   [ILN], vol. 34, 21 May 1859, page 502