Lasker, Em. – Bird, H.E. 1890

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Lasker, Emanuel    2655 (36) 8.5/12 
Bird, Henry    2479 (31) 3.5/12 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: Liverpool
Start date: 17 Feb. 1890
End date: 28 Feb. 1890
Sunnucks gives result as 9-4 for Lasker; Edgar gives +7-2 for Lasker; Feenstra Kuiper, Hannak, Lasker's Manual of Chess, Hooper and Whyld and Di Felice give +7-2=3 for Lasker and Elo gives 8.5-3.5, which is consistent with the latter result. Hooper and Whyld give the location as London in their first edition, but correct it to Liverpool in the second edition; Giffen gives London; Edgar, Feenstra Kuiper and Di Felice give Liverpool.
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 125
   Edgar, Liverpool Chess Club, page 33
   Elo, Rating of Chessplayers, page 91
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 24
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 410
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 25, 102, 259, 336
   Hannak, Emanuel Lasker, page 28
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 123
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 178
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 217
   Lasker, Lasker's Manual of Chess, page xx
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 46
   [BCM], vol. 11, Aug. 1891, page 392
   Alberti, Marco A.  [Emanuel Lasker]
   Giffen, Glen.  [Lasker, Emanuel]

Match information updated: 23 Aug. 2019