Delmar, E. (1) – Ryan, J.S. 1885

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Delmar, Eugene    2469 (34) 7/12 
Ryan, John    2370 (34) 5/12 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: 1885
End date: Sep. 1885
Feenstra Kuiper, Di Felice and van Winsen all give the year as 1889, but the result is mentioned in the 29 Sept. 1885 issue of the Baltimore American and the 4 Oct. 1885 issue of the Chareleton Sunday News (unless there were 2 matches between the same players with exactly the same result in different years - however, the Baltimore American gives the score as 7-5 for Ryan, while the Chareleston Sunday News gives the score as 7-5 for Delmar, as given by Feenstra Kuiper, Di Felice and van Winsen.
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 120
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 23
   van Winsen, James Mason in America, page 297
   [BA], 27 Sep. 1885
   [CSN], 4 Oct. 1885