Cincinnati 1888 (2)

Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Showalter, Jackson    2489 (47) 0 /
Euphrat, S.    2430 (161) 1 /

Event table notes

Event data
Name: 1st United States Chess Association Tournament - play-off
Place: Cincinnati
Start date: 8 Sep. 1888
End date: 8 Sep. 1888
Play-off between the two tournament sections that made up the 1st United States Chess Association Tournament. Showalter won the 'State Champions Tourney', while Euphrat won the 'Free-for-All' tournament. Euphrat won the only game played in the play-off match, but then fell ill, so Showalter was accorded the win with an official score of 2-1.
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 78
   [NDA], 23 Sep. 1888