Morphy, P.C. – Delannoy, A. 1859 (1)




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2809 (36) 13/17 
Delannoy, Alphonse    2305 (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
 
Notes:
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.
 
References
Books
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 157
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 34, 21 May 1859, page 502