Steinitz, W. – Zukertort, J.H. 1872




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Steinitz, Wilhelm    2776 (44) 9/12 
Zukertort, Johannes    2588 (44) 3/12 
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London
Start date: 8 Aug. 1872
End date: Sep. 1872
 
Notes:
Hooper and Whyld give date as Sept. 1872; Giffen gives Aug. - Sept. 1872; Di Felice gives 6 Aug. to Sept. 1872; Sergeant gives the start date as 8 Aug. 1872; Staunton, in the 24 Aug. 1872 issue of the Illustrated London News, says the match was underway with the score at +4-0=2 for Steinitz, and in the 21 Sept. 1872 issue he gives the final result.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 54
   Elo, Rating of Chessplayers, page 90
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 19
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 82
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 310, 352
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 330, 387
   Moran, World Chess Championship I, page 3
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 147
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 159
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 467, 591
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 135
Periodicals
   [BDE], vol. 52, 27 Mar. 1892, page 17
   [CPC], vol. 3, Oct. 1872, page 150
   [ILN], vol. 61, 24 Aug. 1872, page 192
   [ILN], vol. 61, 21 Sep. 1872, page 287
Web
   Cree, Graeme.  [1886 Steinitz-Zukertort World Championship Match]
   Giffen, Glen.  [Events Timeline]
   Giffen, Glen.  [Steinitz, Wilhelm]
   Sericano, C.  [I campionati del mondo fino al 1885]
   Sericano, C.  [I matches 1865/79]
   [Steinitz vs. Zukertort 1886, Part 3], page 3