Blackburne, J.H. – MacDonnell, G.A. 1887




Results
 
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Blackburne, Joseph    2600 (30) 2.5/
MacDonnell, George    2321 (52) 1.5/
 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: London
Start date: 15 Mar. 1887
End date: 2 Apr. 1887
 
Notes:
Feenstra Kuiper and Di Felice give the result as +2-1=1 for Blackburne; the British Chess Magazine of Aug. 1891 (p.392) gives the result as +2-0=1 for Blackburne, but that was the result reported before the last game was played.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 109
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 22
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 205
Periodicals
   [BCM], vol. 7, Apr. 1887, page 169, 177
   [BCM], vol. 7, May 1887, page 218
   [BCM], vol. 11, Aug. 1891, page 392
   [CML], vol. 8, May 1887, page 257