Zukertort, J.H. – Anderssen (offhand) 1871

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Zukertort, Johannes    2567 (49) 5/
Anderssen, Adolf (offhand)    2447 (67) 2/
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Berlin
Start date: 7 Apr. 1871
End date: 12 Apr. 1871
Most sources treat this as a formal match. However, there may be evidence that Anderssen did not consider it so (I have lost my source for this claim, but it is alluded to on p.8 of Spinrad's article on von der Lasa at http://www.chesscafe.com/text/spinrad07.pdf).
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 52
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 18
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 14, 352
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 231
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 387
   Moran, World Chess Championship I, page 8
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 157
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 27, 591
   Hoppe, Frank.  [Chronik des Jahres 1871] (broken)
   Sericano, C.  [I matches 1865/79]

Match information updated: 16 Jul. 2017