Morphy, P.C. – Michaelis, O.E. 1860




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Morphy, Paul    2814 (49) 2/
Michaelis, Otho    1982 (122) 0/
  Morphy, Paul gave odds of a rook
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: Oct. 1860
End date: Oct. 1860
 
Notes:
The Chess Monthly gives 2-0 for Morphy at Rook odds; Sarah's Morphy website says that Michaelis won one of four games (no odds mentioned) against Morphy at age 16, which would be from Aug. 1859 to Aug. 1860?
 
References
Books
   Hilbert, Tragic Life of Leonard, page 38
   Lawson, Paul Morphy, page 262
   Winter, Kings, Commoners and Knaves, page 139
Periodicals
   [CMNY], vol. 4, Nov. 1860, page 351
Web
   Sarah.  [Paul Morphy's Contenders]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 26 Mar. 2015