Steinitz, W. – Gunsberg, I.A. 1891

Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Steinitz, Wilhelm    2621 (43) 10.5/19 
Gunsberg, Isidor    2533 (38) 8.5/19 
Status: formal

Event table notes

Event data
Place: New York
Start date: 9 Dec. 1890
End date: 22 Jan. 1891
The British Chess Magazine of Aug. 1891 gives the result as +7-4=8 for Steinitz and gives the dates as Nov. 1890 - May 1891, though the dates may be mean to refer to the Steinitz - Chigorin telegraph match instead.
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Match information updated: 16 Jul. 2017