Paris 1878




Results
 
Crosstable scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games   
Winawer, Szymon    2617 (41) 16.5 / 22 
Zukertort, Johannes    2677 (39) 16.5 / 22 
Blackburne, Joseph    2609 (40) 14.5 / 22 
Mackenzie, George    2590 (40) 13 / 22 
Bird, Henry    2539 (38) 13 / 22 
Anderssen, Adolf    2572 (43) 12.5 / 22 
Englisch, Berthold    2541 (43) 11.5 / 22 
Rosenthal, Samuel    2546 (45) 11.5 / 22 
Clerc, Albert    2429 (52) 8.5 / 22 
Mason, James    2506 (39) 8.5 / 22 
Gifford, H.W. Birkmyre    2248 (56) 3.5 / 22 
Pitschel, Karl    2253 (51) 2.5 / 22 
 
 
Match scores
Name   Edo    Dev.   Score  /  Games 
Zukertort, Johannes    2677 (39) 3 /
Winawer, Szymon    2617 (41) 1 /
 
Mackenzie, George    2590 (40) 2 /
Bird, Henry    2539 (38) 0 /
 

Event table notes

Event data
Name: Paris International Chess Congress
Place: Paris
Start date: 18 June 1878
End date: 31 July 1878
 
Notes:
Gaige omits the play-offs. Gaige and Di Felice have start date June 18, 1878; Feenstra Kuiper has start date July 18; La Grande Storia degli Scacchi has start date July 17. I take Gaige and Di Felice to be correct.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 69
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 26, 204
   Gaige, Chess Tournament Crosstables I, page 22
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 121, 238
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 142
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 173
Periodicals
   [ILN], vol. 72, 22 June 1878, page 591
   [ILN], vol. 73, 27 July 1878, page 78
   [ILN], vol. 73, 3 Aug. 1878, page 119
   [ILN], vol. 73, 10 Aug. 1878, page 143
Web
   Sericano, C.  [Paris 1878]

Tournament information updated: 16 Jul. 2017