Zukertort, J.H. – Rosenthal, S. 1880

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Zukertort, Johannes    2669 (42) 12.5/19 
Rosenthal, Samuel    2560 (46) 6.5/19 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London
Start date: 3 May 1880
End date: 25 June 1880
Sunnucks gives 7-1 for Zukertort, but this excludes draws; all other sources give +7-1=11 for Zukertort. Golombek gives the date as 1871; Sunnucks, Feenstra Kuiper, Hooper and Whyld, Winter and La Grande Storia degli Scacchi give 1880; Di Felice gives 3 May - 25 June 1880. Nick Pope gives all the games with dates from contemporary sources, agreeing with Di Felice's dates.
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 78
   Elo, Rating of Chessplayers, page 90
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 21
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 279, 352
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 242
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 387
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 178
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 591
   Winter, A Chess Omnibus, page 238
   Pope, Nick.  [The Rosenthal-Zukertort Match, London 1880]
   Sericano, C.  [I matches 1880/99]

Match information updated: 16 Jul. 2017