Steinitz, W. – Deacon, F.H. 1863




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Steinitz, Wilhelm    2620 (45) 5.5/
Deacon, Frederic    2355 (58) 1.5/
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London
Start date: 1863
End date: June 1863
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper has +5-1=0 for Steinitz, as does Walker in Bell's Life in London (13 Sept. 1863, supp. p.1); Sergeant, Sunnucks, Di Felice, Spinrad, Giffen, La Grande Storia degli Scacchi and Sarah's Morphy website have +5-1=1. The Era gives a partial result of +1-0=1 for Steinitz in the 3 May 1863 issue. The Illustrated London News gives partial results +3-1=2 for Steinitz in the 16 May 1863 issue and +4-1 in the 27 June 1863 issue, and gives the terminating win by Steinitz in the 1 Aug. 1863 issue. La Nouvelle Régence (June 1863, p.185) has +5-1=2 for Steinitz. Feenstra Kuiper, Sunnucks, Spinrad, Giffen, La Grande Storia degli Scacchi and Sarah's Morphy website have date as 1863; Di Felice has 1862-1863.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 38
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 17
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 134
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 467
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 52, 27 Mar. 1892, page 17
   [BLL], 13 Sep. 1863, page supp.1
   [CPM], vol. 1, July 1863, page 5
   [Era], vol. 25, 3 May 1863, page 14
   [Era], vol. 25, 28 June 1863, page 14
   [Era], vol. 25, 5 July 1863, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 42, 16 May 1863, page 547
   [ILN], vol. 42, 27 June 1863, page 707
   [ILN], vol. 43, 1 Aug. 1863, page 123
   [NR], vol. 4, June 1863, page 185
   [NYC], 3 Oct. 1863
Web
   Giffen, Glen.  [Events Timeline]
   Sarah.  [Back in New Orleans]
   Sericano, C.  [I grandi matches 1850 - 1864]
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Collected results, 1836-1863]

Match information updated: 28 May 2016