Steinitz, W. – Elson, J. 1883




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Steinitz, Wilhelm    2674 (32) 2/
Elson, Jacob    2430 (60) 1/
 
Status: casual

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Philadelphia
Start date: 1882
End date: Dec. 1883
 
Notes:
Hilbert cites Reichhelm, writing in the Philadelphia Times, saying that Elson had a score of +0-1=2 against Steinitz in offhand games over the course of Steinitz' visits to Philadelphia at the end of 1882 and again at the end of 1883. A draw dated Dec. 1883 is given.
 
References
Books
   Hilbert, Essays in American Chess History, page 214
   Landsberger, Steinitz Papers, page 286
Web
   Hilbert, John S.  [More Recovered Chess Games: Steinitz, Pillsbury, Lasker and Capablanca]