Steinitz, W. – Zukertort, J.H. 1886




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Steinitz, Wilhelm    2651 (45) 12.5/20 
Zukertort, Johannes    2544 (34) 7.5/20 
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York and Saint Louis and New Orleans
Start date: 11 Jan. 1886
End date: 29 Mar. 1886
 
Notes:
The first 5 games were played in New York, 11-20 Jan. 1886, with result +1-4=0 for Steinitz; games 6-9 in Saint Louis, 3-10 Feb. 1886, with result +3-0=1 for Steinitz; games 10 to 20 were played in New Orleans, 26 Feb. - 29 Mar. 1886, with result +6-1=4 for Steinitz.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 98
   Elo, Rating of Chessplayers, page 91
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 21
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 346
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 194, 253
   Hillyer, Thomas Frère, page 120, 176
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 331, 387
   Moran, World Chess Championship I, page 8
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 147
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 200
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 468, 591
   Wade, Soviet Chess, page 20
   Winter, Chess Facts and Fables, page 136
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 11, Aug. 1891, page 392
   [BDE], vol. 52, 27 Mar. 1892, page 17
Web
   Cree, Graeme.  [1886 Steinitz-Zukertort World Championship Match]
   Cree, Graeme.  [The World Championship Box Score]
   Giffen, Glen.  [Events Timeline]
   Sericano, C.  [I campionati del mondo dal 1886 al 1937]
   Sericano, C.  [I matches 1880/99]
   Soszynski, Marek.  [The Definitive Portion of Sugar Tart], page 4
   [Steinitz vs. Zukertort 1886, Part 1]
   [Steinitz vs. Zukertort 1886, Part 6]

Match information updated: 16 Jul. 2017