Bird, H.E. – Blackburne, J.H. 1879




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Bird, Henry    2525 (40) 2.5/
Blackburne, Joseph    2599 (40) 5.5/
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London, England
Start date: 19 July 1879
End date: 29 July 1879
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper, Di Felice and Sarah give result as +5-2=0 for Blackburne; Sergeant gives +5-2=1 for Blackburne. Sergeant, Feenstra Kuiper and Di Felice give date as 1879; Sarah's Blackburne web pages give 1878. Definitive details, includeing start and end dates are given by Harding in his biography of Blackburne.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 75
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 20
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 225
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 145, 509
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 176
Periodicals
   [CML], vol. 1, Sep. 1879, page 2
   [LW], 26 July 1879
Web
   Sarah.  [der Schwarze Tod]
   Sarah.  [Joseph Henry Blackburne]

Match information updated: 5 May 2020